- Affiliation: Newcastle University, U.K.
Alex Hughes is Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography at Newcastle University in the UK. Her research focuses on commodity chains, ethical trade and the spatiality of corporate responsibility practised through supply chains. She has written on the dynamics of ethical codes in the Kenyan horticultural industry, the corporate strategies adopted by UK and US retailers with respect to the responsible management of their supply chains and the knowledge economies constructing ethical learning in this sector. She is co-editor (with Suzanne Reimer) of Geographies of Commodity Chains (2004).
Books by Alex Hughes
Edited by Alex Hughes, Cheryl McEwan, Jane Pollard
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