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Consumer Economics Issues in America, 9e / Edition 9
     

Consumer Economics Issues in America, 9e / Edition 9

by E. Thomas Garman
 

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ISBN-10: 0759352623

ISBN-13: 9780759352629

Pub. Date: 08/15/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The ninth edition of Consumer Economic Issues in America, is a comprehensive update of one of the most thorough and readable texts in the field. The text is straightforward and highlights the fundamental consumer economic issues affecting all consumers. Author E. Thomas Garman educates and empowers students as they gain knowledge of their rights and

Overview

The ninth edition of Consumer Economic Issues in America, is a comprehensive update of one of the most thorough and readable texts in the field. The text is straightforward and highlights the fundamental consumer economic issues affecting all consumers. Author E. Thomas Garman educates and empowers students as they gain knowledge of their rights and responsibilities as consumers. An emphasis is placed on understanding the American economic system, consumer concepts, evaluative criteria and environmental issues. The book takes a normative, pro-consumer viewpoint.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759352629
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/15/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents: Chapter 1: What Is the Consumer Interest? Chapter 2: The Consumer Movement Chapter 3: Consumer Rights, Responsibilities and Remedies Chapter 4: Rip-offs and Frauds in the Marketplace Chapter 5: Laws That Help Consumers Chapter 6: The Capitalistic American Marketplace Chapter 7: Economic Concepts Critical to Consumer Success Chapter 8: Consumers in the Global Marketplace Chapter 9: Government Regulation of Economic Interests Chapter 10: Government Regulation of Consumer Interests Chapter 11: Policymaking and Consumer Issues Chapter 12: Decision Making in Today's Complex Society Chapter 13: The Planned Buying Process Chapter 14: Food Issues Chapter 15: Health Care Issues Chapter 16: Product Safety Issues Chapter 17: Banking, Credit and Housing Issues Chapter 18: Insurance and Investment Issues Appendix: Careers in Consumer Affairs Ancillaries: Instructors Manual Test Bank Located online at http://custom.thomsonlearning.com/custom_sites/0759320195_IM/

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