Regulation and Consumer Protection: Politics, Bureaucracy and Economics / Edition 3

Regulation and Consumer Protection: Politics, Bureaucracy and Economics / Edition 3

by Kenneth J. Meier, E. Thomas Garman, Lael R. Keiser, E. Thomas Garman
     
 

ISBN-10: 087393640X

ISBN-13: 9780873936408

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing

Regulation and Consumer Protection, 4e is intended to document the scope and coverage of regulation and consumer protection in the United States. To provide some coherence, the authors provide a conceptual framework that essentially combines the viewpoints of those who feel regulatory policies are determined by the social and economic environment and those who feel

Overview

Regulation and Consumer Protection, 4e is intended to document the scope and coverage of regulation and consumer protection in the United States. To provide some coherence, the authors provide a conceptual framework that essentially combines the viewpoints of those who feel regulatory policies are determined by the social and economic environment and those who feel that bureaucracies are permitted the freedom to set policies without restriction. The text explains how the economic and technological environment, along with macropolitical forces, sets the general parameters for regulatory policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873936408
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
515

Table of Contents


1 Myths of Regulation and Consumer Protection 2 The Policy Process 3 Regulating Occupations 4 Antitrust Regulation 5 The Revitalization of the Federal Trade Commission 6 Regulating Agriculture 7 Environmental Protection Regulation 8 Workplace Safety and Health Regulation 9 Food Safety Regulation 10 Food Safety Regulation 11 Consumer Product Safety Regulation 12 Automobile Safety Regulation 13 Depository Institutions Regulation 14 Credit Regulation 15 Housing Regulation 16 Securities Market Regulation and Investor Protection 17 Telecommunications Regulation 18 State and Local Consumer Protection 19 Consumer Protection: A Global Perspective 20 Reforming Regulation

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