|Title||Consumer politics in postwar Japan : The institutional boundaries of citizen activism|
|Author||Patricia L. Maclachlan|
|Imprint||New York : Columbia University Press, 2002|
|Descript||xi, 322p. ; 23 cm|
Toward a framework for the study of consumer advocacy. -- Consumer advocacy in the United States and Britain. -- The politics of an emerging consumer movement: the occupation period. -- Consumer politics under early one-party dominance: 1955 to the late 1960s. -- The post-1968 consumer protection policymaking system and the consumer movement's response. -- The right to choose: the movement to amend the antimonopoly law. -- The right to safety: the movement to oppose the deregulation of food additives. -- Tge right to redress: the movement to enact a product liability law. -- The right to be heard: the past, present, and future of the Japanese consumer movement.
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