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The European Consumer Citizen in Law and Policy

Davies, J. (2011) The European Consumer Citizen in Law and Policy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 9780230300286.

Item Type: Book
Abstract: This book provides a detailed analysis, within an EU setting, of what we may mean by the phrase 'consumer citizen'. It examines the characterisations of the consumer in EU law and policy and argues the case for a limited conflation of the hitherto distinct concepts of the consumer and the citizen. As a basis for the model of consumer citizenship practice introduced in this book, ideas of the politicised consumer are discussed in parallel with legal and theoretical concepts of citizenship. The author's discussion then moves on to examine ideas of territorial and membership dimensions of European consumer citizenship and the policy initiatives that help define and encourage the consumer citizenship role. As the detail becomes clear a set of four related and interdependent normative influences on consumer citizenship practice are set into a framework that will provide a functional reference tool for policy-makers and academic researchers
Uncontrolled Keywords: consumer behaviour, European Economic Union, Government policy, behavioural economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > HC94 By region or country > HC240 Europe > HC240.9.C6 Consumption
K Law > KJ Europe > KJE949 European Union law
Creators: Davies, Jim
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > School of Social Sciences (to 2016)
University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Business & Law > Law
University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Research Centre > Centre for Sustainable Business Practices
Faculties > Faculty of Business & Law > Law
Date: 2011
Date Type: Publication
Series Name: Consumption and public life
Place of Publication: Basingstoke
Number of Pages: 213
Language: English
ISBN: 9780230300286
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://nectar.northampton.ac.uk/id/eprint/3754

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