Title

Ethical Markets in the Artisan Economy: Portland DIY

Publication Title

International Journal of Consumer Studies

Document Type

Citation

Publication Date

2-2016

Abstract

This article reviews a study of Portland's artisan economy with a focus on the do-it-yourself craft sector. Portland is recognized nationally within the United States and internationally for its prominent craft sector. Through interviews, field observations and archival research, the study looks for indicators of ethical market practices and supports for these practices. Findings identify values that drive participation and enabling place-based characteristics, yet global forces remain relevant. The study highlights locally based ethical markets as an alternative to the uneven North/South consumption/production relationships of neoliberal globalization.

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© 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

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DOI

10.1111/ijcs.12247

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http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/18448

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