Tag: fair trade

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States (Book Review)

guestanthropologist , March 2nd, 2022

by Ellie Plumb In Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States, Seth M. Holmes seeks to uncover the synergistic effects that citizenship, race, ethnicity, and…

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Do you know where your tea comes from?

foodanthro , October 11th, 2021

Ben Posner, MAT, MBA Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash Some mornings a cup of English Breakfast. Some afternoons a cup of Earl Grey. Most evenings a cup…


A Relationship with Fashion: Thoughts from an Anthropology Student

guestanthropologist , December 10th, 2018

by Silvia Irina Berástegui I arrived in Brighton 5 years ago with the dream of finding a good job and starting an autonomous life of my own. During…

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Review: The Darjeeling Distinction

guestanthropologist , September 25th, 2017

By Peter Luetchford ** Reprinted from Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies Sarah Besky’s informative monograph on tea plantations in the northern Indian district of Darjeeling fills…

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Globalization: Beyond Discontent

Maximilian Forte , April 25th, 2016

On Stiglitz, Joseph E. (2003). Globalization and its Discontents. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. “Today, globalization is being challenged around the world….for millions of people globalization…


Response to Daniel Münster’s review of ‘The Darjeeling Distinction’

Sarah Besky , January 25th, 2016

The Darjeeling Distinction, as Daniel Münster notes in his thoughtful review on Allegra Lab, is about both a place and a product. Darjeeling is nestled in the Himalayan…