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Everyday Sustainability
Gender Justice and Fair Trade Tea in Darjeeling
Everyday Sustainability
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Debarati Sen - Author
SUNY Series, Praxis: Theory in Action
Price: $85.00 
Hardcover - 272 pages
Release Date: November 2017
ISBN10: N/A
ISBN13: 978-1-4384-6713-9

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Illuminates the contradictions that emerge within conscious capitalism initiatives that are designed to empower women.

Everyday Sustainability takes readers to ground zero of market-based sustainability initiatives—Darjeeling, India—where Fair Trade ostensibly promises gender justice to minority Nepali women engaged in organic tea production. These women tea farmers and plantation workers have distinct entrepreneurial strategies and everyday practices of social justice that at times dovetail with and at other times rub against the tenets of the emerging global morality market. The author questions why women beneficiaries of transnational justice-making projects remain skeptical about the potential for economic and social empowerment through Fair Trade while simultaneously seeking to use the movement to give voice to their situated demands for mobility, economic advancement, and community level social justice.

Debarati Sen is Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University.


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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Note on Transliteration

Introduction

1. Locations: Homework and Fieldwork

2. Everyday Marginality of Nepalis in India

3. The Reincarnation of Tea

4. Fair Trade and Women Without History: The Consequences of Transnational Affective Solidarity

5. Ghumāuri: Interstitial Sustainability in India’s Fair Trade−Organic Certified Tea Plantations

6. Fair Trade vs. Swachcha Vyāpār: Ethical Counter-Politics of Women’s Empowerment in a Fair Trade−Certified Small Farmers Cooperative

7. “Will My Daughter Find an Organic Husband?” Domesticating Fair Trade through Cultural Entrepreneurship

8. “Tadpoles in Water” vs. “Police of Our Fields”: Competing Subjectivities, Women’s Political Agency and Fair Trade

Conclusion: Everyday Sustainability

Notes
References
Index


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