The concept of Fair Trade emphasizes the need for ethical standards to be established, enforced and adhered to in global trade practices.
A marquee example of a successful activist issue campaign is the campaign for Fair Trade Coffee.
Iozzi's research of Fair Trade comprises an impressive resource for
understanding the mechanics of this campaign. David has thus far produced
as well as an analysis
detailing the links between various organizations interested in supporting
responsibly grown and fairly traded coffee. He has also transcribed lectures
and secured interviews
with important leaders in the sustainable coffee movement. He has also
written a paper entitled the Moralization
of Coffee that discusses the strategies of the networks and created
of Sustainable Coffee Network Actors. His interview of Melissa Schweisguth
can be found here.
David's most recent paper is The
Sustainable Coffee Movements in the United States and Denmark: A Comparative
An interview of Deborah James, Fair trade Coordinator for Global Exchange, is found here.
More Fair Trade links here.