Publications

Reverse chronological order; key works in bold. Please email me at ElizabethBennett@lclark.edu if you do not have access to a journal and would like to read an article- I would be happy to send you the pdf.

2018. “Prohibition, Legalization, and Political Consumerism: Insights from the US and Canadian Cannabis Markets,” in The Oxford Handbook of Political Consumerism, edited by Magnus Boström, Michele Micheletti, and Peter Oosterveer. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (download)

2017. “Extending Ethical Consumerism Theory to Semi-Legal Sectors: Insights from Recreational Cannabis” Agriculture and Human Values(download)

2017. “Voluntary Sustainability Standards: A Squandered Opportunity to Improve Workers’ Wages” Sustainable Development. (download)

2017. “Who Governs Socially-Oriented Voluntary Sustainability Standards? Not the Producers of Certified Products” World Development vol. 91: 53-69. (download)

2017. Fair Cannabis? The Need for Labor Protection in America’s Fastest-Growing Agricultural Sector For a Better World Magazine (published by Fair World Project), Issue 14, spring/summer: 13-14. (link or download)

2017. “Empowering Producers Means Sharing Power with ProducersThe Fairtrade Blog (published by Fairtrade America, January 3) (link)

2016. “Governance, Legitimacy, and Stakeholder Balance: Lessons from Fairtrade International” Social Enterprise Journal 12(3): 322-346. (download)

2016. “Book review: ‘Constructing Private Governance: The Rise and Evolution of Forest, Coffee, and Fisheries Certification’ by Graeme Auld, Yale University Press, 2014,” Perspectives on Politics 14(2): 591-592. (download)

2015. The Handbook of Research on Fair Trade. London: Edward Elgar. Co-edited with Laura Raynolds. (more here)

2015. “Introduction to Research on Fair Trade” in The Handbook of Fair Trade Research, Eds. Laura Raynolds and Elizabeth Bennett. London: Edward Elgar. With Laura Raynolds. (download)

2015. “Fairtrade International Governance” in The Handbook of Fair Trade Research, Eds. Laura Raynolds and Elizabeth Bennett. London: Edward Elgar. (link) (Fairtrade International’s governance history summarized in a 1-page table)

2015. “Civic Innovation and Creative Campaigns: How Fresh Ideas Are Compromising Local Democracy” in Metropolitics. Co-authored with Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Alissa Cordner, Peter Taylor Klein, Stephanie Savell. (link)

2015. “Book Review: ‘Alternative Trade: Legacies for the Future’ by Gavin Fridell, Fernwood Publishing, 2013,” Journal of World Systems Research 21(1): 224-227. (download)

2014. The Civic Imagination: Making a Difference in American Political Life. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers. Equally co-authored with Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Alissa Cordner, Peter Taylor Klein, and Stephanie Savell. (more here)

2013. “Disavowing Politics: Civic Engagement in an Era of Political Skepticism” The American Journal of Sociology, 19(1): 518-548. With Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Alissa Cordner, Peter Taylor Klein, Stephanie Savell. (download) (on Brian Lehrer TV Show)

2012. “Global Social Movements in Global Governance,” Globalizations,  9(6): 799-813. (download)

2012. “Verifying Social Enterprises: Applying Lessons from the Fair Trade Movement,” In Patterns of Social Entrepreneurship Research, Eds. Jill Kickul and Sophie Bacq. London: Edward Elgar. First author, with Don Gregory, Robert Leaver, and Kelly Ramirez. (download)

2012. “A Short History of Fairtrade Certification Governance,” In The Processes and Practices of Fair Trade: Trust, Ethics and Governance, Eds. Janet Dine and Brigitte Granville. London: Routledge, pp. 43-78. (download)

2012. “Standards Setting INGOs in the 21st Century” International Social and Environmental Accreditation and Labeling Alliance (ISEAL) industry newsletter. (link) (download)

2012. Film Review: “The Dark Side of Chocolate” (Bastard Film 2010) for Critical Investigations Into Humanitarianism in Africa Blog, University of California- Irvine. (link) (download)

2010. “Overstating Poppy: The U.S. Counter Narcotics, Counter Terrorism, and Development Policy Nexus in Afghanistan,” The Journal of International Policy Solutions. University of California – San Diego (winter issue). (download)