Constructing Private Governance : The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification / Graeme Auld.
- New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 
- Yale Agrarian Studies Series
1 online resource (352 p.) : 11 b-w illus.
- Coffee industry -- Certification.
Fisheries -- Certification.
Forest products -- Certification.
Sustainable agriculture -- Standards.
Sustainable forestry -- Standards.
Trade regulation -- Environmental aspects.
- In English.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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- An exploration of product certification programs and the factors that explain their varied success in becoming global governors equipped to tackle environmental and social problems effectively Consumers now encounter organic or fair-trade labels on a variety of products, implying such desirable benefits as improved environmental conditions or more equitable market transactions. But what do we know about the origins and development of the organizations behind these labels? Why have some flourished while others faltered? And why are some sectors rich with labeling organizations while others have very few? This book compares the rise and evolution of certification programs in the coffee, fishery, and forest industries to arrive at a model that reveals how market and political conditions, as well as the characteristics of program founders, shape the early character of the governance rules and certification standards that programs adopt.
1. The Puzzle
2. Dynamics of Initiation, Consolidation, and Propagation
3. Markets and Politics in the Forest Sector
4. The Rise and Evolution of Forest Certification
5. Markets and Politics in the Coffee Sector
6. The Rise and Evolution of Coffee Certification
7. Markets and Politics in the Fisheries Sector
8. The Rise and Evolution of Fisheries Certification
9. Certification Emergence and Growth Across Sectors
- Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 06. Apr 2020)
- De Gruyter.
- Contained In:
- De Gruyter University Press Library.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.12987/9780300210330 doi
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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