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The Resource Buying power : a history of consumer activism in America, Lawrence B. Glickman, (electronic resource)

Buying power : a history of consumer activism in America, Lawrence B. Glickman, (electronic resource)

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Buying power : a history of consumer activism in America
Title
Buying power
Title remainder
a history of consumer activism in America
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence B. Glickman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Far from ephemeral consumer trends, buying green and avoiding sweatshop-made clothing represent the most recent points on a centuries-long continuum of American consumer activism. A sweeping and definitive history of this political tradition, Buying Power traces its lineage back to our nation's founding, revealing that Americans used purchasing power to support causes and punish enemies long before the word boycott even entered our lexicon. Taking the Boston Tea Party as his starting point, Lawrence Glickman argues that the rejection of British imports by revolutionary patriots inaugurated a c
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1963-
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Glickman, Lawrence B.
Dewey number
  • 381.3/20973
  • 330.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • United States
  • Consumers
  • Boycotts
  • Consumer behavior
  • Consumer protection
Label
Buying power : a history of consumer activism in America, Lawrence B. Glickman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-391) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: an American political tradition -- The birth of consumer activism -- The American Revolution considered as a consumer movement -- Buy for the sake of the slave -- Rebel consumerism -- Travels of the boycott: what's in a name? -- The birth of the consumer movement -- Remaking consumer activism in the Progressive Era -- The strike in the temple of consumption -- "Make Lisle the style" -- Advocates and activists: consumer activism since World War II -- Putting the postwar "consumer movement" in its place -- The rise and fall of the Consumer Protection Agency: the origins of American antiantiliberalism, 1959-1978 -- Epilogue: Consumer activism comes full circle: the revival of consumer activism in contemporary America
Control code
ocn434595797
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 403 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226298665
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612239601
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434595797
Label
Buying power : a history of consumer activism in America, Lawrence B. Glickman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-391) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: an American political tradition -- The birth of consumer activism -- The American Revolution considered as a consumer movement -- Buy for the sake of the slave -- Rebel consumerism -- Travels of the boycott: what's in a name? -- The birth of the consumer movement -- Remaking consumer activism in the Progressive Era -- The strike in the temple of consumption -- "Make Lisle the style" -- Advocates and activists: consumer activism since World War II -- Putting the postwar "consumer movement" in its place -- The rise and fall of the Consumer Protection Agency: the origins of American antiantiliberalism, 1959-1978 -- Epilogue: Consumer activism comes full circle: the revival of consumer activism in contemporary America
Control code
ocn434595797
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 403 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226298665
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612239601
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434595797

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