Title: The Conscious Consumer: Promoting Economic ...
Publisher: Fair Trade Federation
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Staple-bound in pictorial wraps. (A78). Bookseller Inventory # 011389
Synopsis: The Conscious Consumer provides an overview of the Fair Trade Movement, a worldwide network of organizations that assists artisans and farmers in developing regions to produce and sell products under conditions that raise producers' living standards. The Conscious Consumer includes stories and photos of artisans and farmers whose lives have benefited directly from Fair Trade sales in developed countries. The Conscious Consumer also gives North American consumers guidance in selecting alternatives to sweatshop products.
About the Author: Rose Benz Ericson is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in major daily newspapers across the United States. She has written extensively on Fair Trade, for publications including the Boston Globe and Business Ethics Magazine, and is a frequent speaker on the politics of consumption. Ericson is a founding member of the board of the Fair Trade Resource Network. She holds a B.A. in mass communication from St. Bonaventure University in New York State. Ericson lives near Rochester, New York.
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