Coffee (PRS - Polity Resources series)

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"Gavin Fridell’s insightful, well argued and up–to–date analysis of the world coffee economy demonstrates that the state’s role in coffee statecraft continues to be essential to creating a more just division of the earnings in the world of coffee. As well as providing a thorough guide to the economics and politics of one of the world’s most important commodities, this book will spark much needed debate about the nature of neoliberalism and market–based solutions to economic and social problems."
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"Gavin Fridell provides an invaluable, beautifully written and thoroughly engaging account of the contemporary global coffee market. I would recommend this work widely, not just for those interested in any aspect of the coffee economy but also for those interested in contemporary changes to the global economy or agrarian commodities."
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Gavin Fridell is professor of International Development at St Mary s University, Canada.

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