This book addresses value chains and the closely related questions of sustainability, especially social sustainability, in the so called `sustainability turn' Smallholder vanilla producers in Madagascar, as a case, it places power relations at the center of production node analysis. Brilliantly navigating the complexities of such analysis. This ground-breaking work is accomplished through an elaborate qualitative-grounded-theory methodology. This book is useful for scholars looking to explore the links between value chains, social sustainability and feminist epistemologies.
Saijue Annette Witherspoon is Junior Professor for International Social Work at the Friedensau Adventist University, Germany.