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consumer movement and the consumer

Christina Fulop

consumer movement and the consumer

by Christina Fulop

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Published by Advertising Association in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumer protection -- Great Britain.,
    • Consumer protection.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 113-115.

      Statement[by] Christina Fulop.
      SeriesResearch studies in advertising ; 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC260.C63 F84
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[4], 115 p. ;
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290737M
      LC Control Number78318097

      The progress of consumer movement in India:(i)In India, the consumer movement as a ‘social force’ originated with the necessity of protecting and promoting the interests of consumers against unethical and unfair trade practices. (ii)Rampant food shortages, hoarding, black marketing, adulteration of food and edible oil gave birth to the consumer movement in an organised form in the s. The role of the consumer in the history of economic theory is reviewed to derive a number of hypotheses regarding the conditions which might foster a sustained consumer movement. A survey of the consumer advocacy literature and consumer protection legislation of the 20th century supports the hypothesis that a sustained consumer movement did not Cited by: 3.

      India has been observing 24 December as the National Consumers' Day. It was on this day that the Indian Parliament enactment the Consumer Protection Act in The consumer movement in India has made some progress in terms of numbers of organized groups and their activities. Consumerism is a social and economic order that encourages an acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts. With the industrial revolution, but particularly in the 20th century, mass production led to overproduction—the supply of goods would grow beyond consumer demand, and so manufacturers turned to planned obsolescence and advertising to manipulate consumer spending.

        By the s, the women's movement, gay rights movement, and disabilities rights movement had emerged. It was in this context that former mental patients began to organize groups with the common goals of fighting for patient's rights and against forced treatment, stigma and discrimination, and often to promote peer-run services as an.   Consumer goods is a generalized term for any product or service purchased primarily for personal, family, or household uses. Consumer goods such as clothing, foodstuffs, or toys.


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