Coffee Activism and the Politics of Fair Trade and Ethical Consumption in the Global North

Political Consumerism and Cultural Citizenship

  • Eleftheria J. Lekakis

Part of the Consumption and Public Life book series (CUCO)

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About this book


This book explores the politics borne of consumption through the case of coffee activism and ethical consumption. It analyses the agencies, structures, repertoires and technologies of promotion and participation in the politics of fair trade consumption through an exploration of the relationship between activism and consumption.


Citizenship participation politics Promotion trust

Authors and affiliations

  • Eleftheria J. Lekakis
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Media, Film and MusicUniversity of SussexUK

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44867-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-28269-9
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