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Consumer Law

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ISBN13: 9781855211506
ISBN: 1855211505
Published: January 1992
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

These essays on consumer law discuss topics such as frameworks for consumer law, regulation of unfair trade protection, information and advertising, warranties and product quality, consumer safety and consumer justice administration.

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Part 1 Frameworks for consumer law: market considerations in the formulation of consumer protection policy, David Cayne and M.J. Trebilcock; alternative strategies in consumer policy, Claus Offe; consumer society, J. Baudrillard; winners and losers in the modern regulatory system - must the consumer always lose?, Michael Trebilcock.
Part 2 Regulation of unfair trade protection: contract as a thing, Arthur Allen Leff; the dilemma of consumer fraud - prosecute or mediate?, Eric H. Steel.
Part 3 Information and advertising: beyond Nader - consumer protection and the regulation of advertising, Robert Pitofsky; the functions of disclosure regulation in consumer transactions, William C. Whitford; the Pontiac Prospectus, Arthur Allen Leff.
Part 4 Warranties and product quality: a theory of the consumer product warranty, George L. Priest; comment on a theory of the consumer product warranty, William C. Whitford.
Part 5 Consumer safety: the administration of the Hazardous Products Act, Ronald Hirshhorn.
Part 6 Consumer justice administration: consumer redress mechanisms for poor quality and defective products, Iain D.C. Ramsay; who speaks for the consumer?, Susan S. Silbey; structuring consumer protection legislation to maximize effectiveness, William C. Whitford.