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Title The expert consumer : associations and professionals in consumer society / edited by Alain Chatriot, Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel and Matthew Hilton
Published Aldershot : Ashgate, 2006


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Description ix, 209 pages ; 24 cm
Series The history of retailing and consumption
History of retailing and consumption.
Contents Introduction / Alain Chatriot, Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel, and Matthew Hilton -- Early consumer activism -- Through the medium of their pockets : sabbatarianism, free produce, non-intercourse and the significance of early modern consumer activism / Lawrence B. Glickman -- The moral expertise of the British consumer, c. 1900: a debate between the Christian Social Union and the Webbs / Julien Vincent -- Consumers leagues in France: a transatlantic perspective / Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel -- Consumer expertise in war and peace -- Educating consumers, representing consumers: reforming the marketplace through scientific expertise at the Bureau of Home Economics, United States Department of Agriculture, 1923-1940 / Carolyn M. Goldstein -- The enemy within: food, nutrition experts and consumers in French-speaking Switzerland, 1900-1946 / Joëlle Droux -- Shopping for an "economic miracle": gendered politics of consumer -- Citizenship in divided Germany / Katherine Pence -- Consumers in the society of consumption -- Consumers associations and the state: protection and defence of the consumer in France, 1950-2000 / Alain Chatriot -- Shopping for the people's home: consumer planning in Norway and Sweden after the Second World War / Iselin Theien -- The entrepreneurial ethic and the spirit of consumerism: finances and strategy in the US consumer movement / Robert N. Mayer -- Living in the city differently: the birth of new expertise in France in the 1960s and 1970s / Odile Join-Lambert and Yves Lochard -- The organised consumer movement since 1945 / Matthew Hilton. ̧ú
Analysis Expert consumer
Consumer society
Notes Selected conference papers
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Consumers -- History -- Congresses.
Consumption (Economics) -- History -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Chatriot, Alain.
Chessel, Marie-Emmanuelle.
Hilton, Matthew.
LC no. 2005024152
ISBN 0754655016 hardback