Tag: identity construction

Claims to Identity: The Trans Debate, by Simon Cooper

Simon Cooper

18 Feb 2016

Should we take Germaine Greer seriously?

Consuming Social Justice

This article attempts to move beyond totalising cynicism, as well as unbridled optimism, towards a more nuanced understanding of fair trade. I explore the contradictions and paradoxes of using consumer practices to build bridges of socio-economic solidarity across core and periphery. More specifically, I want to determine how fair-trade discourse constructs understandings of development, consumerism, and global justice.