The Value of Rents: Global Commodity Chains and Small Cocoa Producers in Ecuador
Purcell, TF; Martinez, E; Fernandez, N;
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
Drawing on the Marxian theory of ground rent this paper develops an analysis of “global commodity chains” (GCC) with agrarian roots. There is an acknowledgement that the concentrated downstream governance of primary commodity based GCC has created a set of ‘asymmetrical... View more