Six. Local Networks of Global Feeling

  1. Clive Barnett,
  2. Paul Cloke,
  3. Nick Clarke and
  4. Alice Malpass

Published Online: 13 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390216.ch6

Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption

Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption

How to Cite

Barnett, C., Cloke, P., Clarke, N. and Malpass, A. (2010) Local Networks of Global Feeling, in Globalizing Responsibility: The Political Rationalities of Ethical Consumption, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444390216.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JAN 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 DEC 2010

Book Series:

  1. RGS-IBG Book Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145589

Online ISBN: 9781444390216

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Keywords:

  • local networks of global feeling;
  • locating the fair trade consumer;
  • consumption, problematized - an object of public concern and political action;
  • case study of Traidcraft - leading actor in fair trade movement in the United Kingdom;
  • re-evaluating fair trade consumption;
  • ethical trade, and labour conditions - in mainstream production and distribution networks;
  • fair trade, development of alternative spaces - of production, trade and consumption;
  • understandings of ‘the consumer’ and ‘consumerism’ - underwriting analysis of fair trade consumption;
  • managing fair trade - and mobilizing networks;
  • GeoActivist Personality Test, Internet communication - as more than a source of information

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Locating the Fair Trade Consumer

  • Re-evaluating Fair Trade Consumption

  • Managing Fair Trade, Mobilizing Networks

  • Doing Fair Trade: Buying, Giving, Campaigning

  • Conclusion