Where public policy fails, can consumer choices lead the way to more ethical and sustainable production practices? "Buy local," "buy green," "buy organic," "fair trade" -- how effective has the ethical consumption movement been in changing market behavior? Can consumers create fair and sustainable supply chains by shopping selectively? Dara O'Rourke, the activist-scholar who first broke the news about Nike's sweatshops in the 1990s, considers the promise of ethical consumption -- the idea that individuals, voting with ...

Shopping for Good 2012, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262018418