Consumer Economic Issues in America / Edition 7 available in Hardcover
The text examines capitalism and how resources are allocated in the U.S. marketplace. Discussions focus on economic concepts critical to consumer success, consumers in a global economic marketplace, and the details of the government regulating economic and consumer interests. Readers examine the breadth of current consumer interest concerns using a framework for analyzing and resolving issues and developing rational decision-making skills.
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Table of ContentsPART ONE: SOME PERSPECTIVES. 1. What is the Consumer Interest?. 2. The Consumer Movement. PART TWO: FACING CONSUMER PROBLEMS SUCCESSFULLY. 3. Consumer Rights, Responsibilities, and Remedies. 4. Ripoffs and Frauds in the Marketplace. 5. Laws that Help Consumers. PART THREE: THE CHALLENGING MARKETPLACE. 6. The Capitalistic American Marketplace. 7. Economic Concepts Critical to Consumer Success. 8. Consumers in the Global Marketplace. 9. Government Regulation of Economic Interests. 10. Government Regulation of Consumer Interests. PART FOUR: INFORMATION PROCESSING. 11. Policymaking and Consumer Issues. 12. Decision-Making. 13. The Planned Buying Process. PART FIVE: CONSUMER ECONOMIC ISSUES. 14. Food Issues. 15. Health Care Issues. 16. Product Safety Issues. 17. Banking, Credit, and Housing Issues. 18. Insurance and Investment Issues.