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Consumer Economic Issues in America

Consumer Economic Issues in America - 7th edition

Consumer Economic Issues in America - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780324109399

ISBN10: 0324109393

Consumer Economic Issues in America by E. Thomas Garman - ISBN 9780324109399
Edition: 7TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Dame Publications, Inc.
Published:
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Consumer Economic Issues in America by E. Thomas Garman - ISBN 9780324109399

ISBN13: 9780324109399

ISBN10: 0324109393

Edition: 7TH 02

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Author Bio

Garman, E. Thomas : Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART ONE: SOME PERSPECTIVES.

1. What is the Consumer Interest?.
2. The Consumer Movement.

PART TWO: FACING CONSUMER PROBLEMS SUCCESSFULLY.

3. Consumer Rights, Responsibilities, and Remedies.
4. Ripoffs and Frauds in the Marketplace.
5. Laws that Help Consumers.

PART THREE: THE CHALLENGING MARKETPLACE.

6. The Capitalistic American Marketplace.
7. Economic Concepts Critical to Consumer Success.
8. Consumers in the Global Marketplace.
9. Government Regulation of Economic Interests.
10. Government Regulation of Consumer Interests.

PART FOUR: INFORMATION PROCESSING.

11. Policymaking and Consumer Issues.
12. Decision-Making.
13. The Planned Buying Process.

PART FIVE: CONSUMER ECONOMIC ISSUES.

14. Food Issues.
15. Health Care Issues.
16. Product Safety Issues.
17. Banking, Credit, and Housing Issues.
18. Insurance and Investment Issues.