Fair Trade and How It Works

Contemporary Issues

Fair trade ensures that farmers and workers in the developing world get a fair price for their labor and products. It also promotes environmental sustainability, creates long-term trade relationships, and offers workers safe working conditions and opportunities for advancement. Readers will learn about the principles that guide fair trade, its concrete effects, and examples of fair trade practices and results drawn from real life. The future of fair trade is explored as well. Readers will learn about social responsibility, the global economy works, and the wide-ranging impact of international trade relationships.

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Series Review: Contemporary Issues
"High school students will find this authoritative and concise series valuable for researching current issues. It provides an objective view in an organized, clear format that will appeal to those students. The ancillary materials ... enhance these worhwhile resources. Students seeking the latest information on controversial issues will use these titles frequently."
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Library Bound Book List: $40.75 / S&L: $30.60

Reading Level: 9

Interest Level: 9-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4488-1865-5
Author : Jacqueline DeCarlo
Copyright : 2011
Language : English
Category : Current Events, World History
Pages : 166
Trim : 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
GRL : Z
Dewey : 382
Subject : Current Events, World History
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF025000
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