PANNA: Resource Pointer #266


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Resource Pointer #266
October 11, 2001

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade, 2001* David Ransom. Explains environmental and social impacts of global free trade. Discusses interconnections between consumers and producers using case studies such as coffee in Peru and cocoa in Ghana. Clarifies criteria for fair trade and organic products and advocates both to create equitable global society. 143 pp. US$10. Contact Verso, 180 Varick Street, New York, NY, 10014-4606; phone (212) 807-9680; fax (212) 807-9152; email [email protected]; Web site

*Designing the Green Economy, 2000* Brian Milani. Analyzes history, politics, philosophy and economics of capitalist market system. Proposes practical action for alternative green economy based on environmental planning, bioregionalism, renewable energy, cooperativism and local governance. 235 pp. US$19.95. Contact Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706; phone (301) 459-3366; fax (301) 459-1705; email [email protected]; Web site

*Earth Summit 2002: A New Deal, 2000* Felix Dodds, UN Environment and Development Forum. Features assessments of global sustainable development by leaders of NGOs, government officials and UN officials. Offers recommendations for Earth Summit 2002. Includes sections on women, poverty, international aid, tourism, and transnational corporations. 376 pp. UK$18.95. Contact Earthscan Publications Ltd., 120 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JN, UK; phone (44-20) 7278-0433; fax (44-20) 7278-1142; email [email protected]; Web site

*Terms for Endearment: Business, NGOs, and Sustainable Development, 2000* Jem Bendell. Examines relationships between businesses and NGOs that improve social and environmental conditions. Discusses how consumer and NGO criticism can be a catalyst for change. Includes essays from business, NGO and academic leaders. 280 pp. UK£16.95. Contact Greenleaf Publishing Limited, Aizlewood’s Mill, Nursery Street, Sheffield S3 8GG, UK; phone (44-114) 282-3475; fax (44-114) 282-3476; email [email protected]; Web site

*From Here to Sustainability: Politics in the Real World, 2001* The Real World Coalition. Identifies a series of global problems (including food safety, climate change and rural decline) and the “sustainability gap” between official rhetoric and action to combat them. Proposes a radical agenda of reform in national and international politics and economic policy in order to reverse current negative trends. UK$8.95. 223 pages. Contact Earthscan Publications Ltd., 120 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JN, UK; phone (44-20) 7278-0433; fax (44-20) 7278-1142; email [email protected]; Web site

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