Fair Trade and Development
Fair Trade is where companies and consumers pay more than the free-market rate for products to ensure that workers receive a decent wage for their products. Typically this involves consumers in developed countries paying a higher price for agricultural products such as coffee, chocolate and bananas to the workers in developing countries. The Fair Trade…
What is the Sociological Imagination?
A brief summary of, and elaboration on Anthony Giddens’ take on what the sociological imagination involves… Learning to think sociologically means cultivating the sociological imagination. Studying sociology cannot be just a routine process of acquiring knowledge. A sociologist is someone who is able to break free from the immediacy of personal circumstances and put things…