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Title Consumer law in the global economy : national and international dimensions / edited by Iain Ramsay
Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, Dartmouth, [1997]


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Description xi, 379 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. The United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection: Their Impact in the First Decade / David Harland -- 2. The State of World Consumer Protection / Anthony Smith -- 3. Life After Shopping: From Consumers to Citizens / Allan C. Hutchinson -- 4. Consumer Protection in Less-Developed Countries: The Latin American Experience / Antonio Herman Benjamin -- 5. Consumer Protection in Central and Eastern Europe: A Pan-European Debate / Thierry Bourgoignie -- 6. Consumer Protection in the Rapidly Developing Economies of South-East Asia: A Case Study from Malaysia / S. Sothi Rachagan -- 7. Key Issues in Consumer Protection in India / D. N. Saraf -- 8. Les lois de protection du consommateur en Europe: rapprochement ou unification? / Jean Calais-Auloy -- 9. La securite alimentaire de consommateurs en droit transnational / Nicole L'Heureux -- 10. Consumer Rights in Argentina and the MERCOSUR / Gabriel A. Stiglitz
11. Consumer Protection in the Conflict of Laws: Canada, the United States, and Europe / Vaughan Black -- 12. Consumer Law and Social Justice / Thomas Wilhelmsson -- 13. Inequality, Market Discrimination, and Credit Markets / Iain Ramsay and Toni Williams -- 14. Seeking Social Justice for Poor Consumers in Credit Markets / Geraint Howells -- 15. Legal Responses to Problems of Consumer Indebtedness in Europe / Francoise Domont-Naert -- 16. Canada's Road to Usury / Reuben A. Hasson -- 17. Necessity of Protection for Consumer Credit Guarantor's in Japan / Jisuke Nagao -- 18. Les contrats de credit dans la legislation bresilienne de protection du consommateur / Claudia Lima Marques -- 19. Recent Developments in the Law of Product Liability in Japan / Tsuneo Matsumoto -- Appendix. The United Nations Guidelines for Consumer Protection
Notes Papers presented at the Fifth International Conference on Consumer Law, held May 25-27, 1995 in Toronto, Canada
English and French
Subject Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- Congresses.
Consumer protection -- Law and legislation.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Ramsay, Iain.
International Conference on Consumer Law (5th : 1995 : Toronto, Ont.)
LC no. 96039606
ISBN 1855218437 (hb)