9780830836284

Everyday Justice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780830836284

  • ISBN10:

    0830836284

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-30
  • Publisher: Ivp Books

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Summary

Where does your chocolate come from? Does it matter if your coffee is fair trade or not? It matters more than you might think.Julie Clawson takes us on a tour of everyday life and shows how our ordinary lifestyle choices have big implications for justice around the world. She unpacks how we get our food and clothing and shows us the surprising costs of consumer waste.How we live can make a difference not only for our own health but also for the well-being of people across the globe. The more sustainable our lifestyle, the more just our world will be.Everyday justice is one way of loving our neighbours. We can live more ethically, through the little and big decisions we make every day. Here's how.

Author Biography

Julie Clawson (M.A., intercultural studies, Wheaton College Graduate School) is a writer, blogger, and moderator of the Emerging Women and Emerging Parents blogs. She has been a church planter and served as copastor of Via Christus Community Church in Yorkville, Illinois. She and her family live in Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 9
Warning! Read Before Proceedingp. 13
Introductionp. 17
Coffee: Fair Trade and the Daily Lattep. 31
Chocolate: Modern-Day Slavery Exposedp. 53
Cars: The Global and Local Impact of Oil Consumptionp. 75
Food: Choosing to Eat Ethicallyp. 95
Clothes: The Story Behind What We Wearp. 119
Waste: The High Price of Our Dirty Little Habitsp. 143
Debt: Proclaiming Jubilee to the Nationsp. 165
Conclusionp. 185
Acknowledgmentsp. 191
Notesp. 193
About the Authorp. 207
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