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Author Sen, Debarati, 1976- author.

Title Everyday sustainability : gender justice and fair trade tea in Darjeeling / Debarati Sen.

Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  331.483372095414 SEN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series, Praxis: theory in action.
SUNY series, praxis, theory in action.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-244) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Locations: homework and fieldwork -- Marginality of Darjeeling Nepalis -- The reincarnation of tea -- Fair trade and women without history: the consequences of transnational affective solidarity -- Ghumauri: interstitial sustainability in fair trade-organic certified tea plantations -- Fair trade vs. Swachcha Vyapar: ethical counter-politics of women's empowerment in fair trade certified small farmers "cooperative" -- "Will my daughter find an organic husband?" : domesticating fair trade through cultural entrepreneurship -- "Tadpoles in water" versus "police of our fields:" competing subjectivities and women's political agency and fair trade -- Conclusion.
Subject Women tea plantation workers -- India -- Darjeeling.
Women -- India -- Darjeeling -- Social conditions.
Tea trade -- Environmental aspects -- India -- Darjeeling.
Fair trade associations -- India -- Darjeeling.
ISBN 9781438467139 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
1438467133 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)