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Frankenfood Free: Consumer Sovereignty, Federal Regulation, and Industry Control in Marketing and Choosing Food in the United States

Thomas O. McGarity

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the legal issues raised by the ongoing debates over whether foods containing genetically modified materials should, or even may, contain labels informing consumers of that fact. ... More


Clicking Away Rights in DNA: A Review of DTC Contracts

Andelka M Phillips

in Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter provides a summary of a review of the wrap contracts of DTC companies providing genetic tests for health purposes. It identifies a number of terms that are problematic from a consumer ... More


The EU Sales Directive: Analysis of an Encounter Between EU and Domestic Law

Lucinda Miller

in The Emergence of EU Contract Law: Exploring Europeanization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606627
eISBN:
9780191731716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606627.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

By way of examination of the implementation of the Sales Directive into French and English law, this chapter illustrates how EU Directives may trigger unexpected responses within Member States’ legal ... More


Maximum versus Minimum Harmonization: Choosing between Unity and Diversity in the Search for the Soul of the Internal Market

Stephen Weatherill

in From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in Memory of John A. Usher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695706
eISBN:
9780191741302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695706.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter takes a look at the debate surrounding the proper model of harmonization to select with regards to the consumer law field. It first studies consumer protection in the EU's legislation, ... More


Rights

Alex Mold

in Making the patient-consumer: Patient organisations and health consumerism in Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095313
eISBN:
9781781708606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095313.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The aim of this chapter is to explore the broader meaning and application of rights talk in connection with health from the 1970s to the early 1990s. It begins by considering the various ways in ... More


Consumer Protection in the Cloud

Chris Reed and Laura Edgar

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198716662
eISBN:
9780191918582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716662.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter assesses consumer protection in the cloud. The majority of businesses seem to have recognised the EU consumer rights regime as setting out the standards of good business best practice ... More


The Debate Continues

Kathleen Gutman

in The Constitutional Foundations of European Contract Law: A Comparative Analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199698301
eISBN:
9780191748882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698301.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 6 outlines the ongoing activities taking place in the debate about European contract law and their bearing on the constitutional dimensions of European contract law. These activities comprise ... More


“Are You Free to Read, See, and Hear?”: Creating Consumer Rights out of the First Amendment, 1940s–1960s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reinterpreted the First Amendment to develop a notion of media-related consumer rights from the 1940s to the 1960s. In reframing ... More


Consumer-Citizens: Inflation, Credit, and Taxing the Middle Classes, 1973–1985

in Waking from the Dream: Mexico's Middle Classes after 1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781510
eISBN:
9780804784573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781510.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the effects of inflation, which began increasing significantly and erratically in the early 1970s. It documents a changing economic relationship between the middle classes and ... More


The Australian Consumer Data Right: The Promise of Open Data

Jamie Leach and Julie McKay

in Open Banking

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197582879
eISBN:
9780197582909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197582879.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In Chapter 10, “The Australian Consumer Data Right: The Promise of Open Data,” Jamie Leach, Regional Director of FDATA Australia & New Zealand and Founder of Open Data Australia and Julie McKay, ... More


Consumer policy

Miriam Hartlapp, Julia Metz, and Christian Rauh

in Which Policy for Europe?: Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688036
eISBN:
9780191767425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688036.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter summarizes 18 cases studies on Commission position formation in the field of consumer policy. It highlights how this rather young European policy area emancipates from purely market and ... More


The Renegotiation of the Relationship between Consumers and Their Creditors

Mary Eschelbach Hansen and Bradley A. Hansen

in Bankrupt in America: A History of Debtors, Their Creditors, and the Law in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226679563
eISBN:
9780226679730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226679730.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Pro-creditor garnishment law was a key driver of the bankruptcy rate for the first two-thirds of the twentieth century, but it did not survive the consumer rights movement of the 1960s. By 1970, ... More


Consumer thrift: Keynes, consumer rights and the new thrifty consumers

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Examines how the context of the Great Depression saw the beginning of consumer rights organisations. Looks at the New Deal and how it taught the American people that not only was the thrift of the ... More


The Platform Economy: Regulatory Instruments

Vanessa Mak

in Legal Pluralism in European Contract Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198854487
eISBN:
9780191888779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854487.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter charts which rules concerning contracts and consumer protection have until now emerged in public and private regulation. These contain a mix of public regulation, co-regulation, codes of ... More


Standard Terms in Consumer Contracts: The Challenges of Law Reform in English Law

Christian Twigg-Flesner

in Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198728733
eISBN:
9780191795480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728733.003.0045
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines standard terms in consumer contracts in English law, and the challenges facing reform in this area. Beginning by examining the standard terms regulation which is now an ... More


Teamsters, Turtles, and Tainted Toys

Andrew Ross

in Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776292
eISBN:
9780814777398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776292.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at two particular strands of environmental and labor advocacy: the anti-consumerist and the anti-sweatshop movements. The record of attention to labor abuses within the history of ... More


Conclusion

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter reexamines the role played by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in changing sexual culture starting from it was founded in 1920 by Roger Baldwin and Crystal Eastman. ... More


Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Anne Meis Knupfer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In recent years, American shoppers have become more conscious of their food choices and have increasingly turned to CSAs, farmers' markets, organic foods in supermarkets, and to joining and forming ... More


Human Rights Concerns in Biotechnology

Sreenivasulu N.S.

in Law Relating to Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467488
eISBN:
9780199087358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467488.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter highlights the human rights concerns in biotechnology. In this regard, responses from the governments of the US, India, and EU have been mapped. Various international human rights ... More


Energy Justice and Energy Transition in Australia: From Remote Access to Consumer Protection

Lee Godden

in Energy Justice and Energy Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198860754
eISBN:
9780191892899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860754.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Australia is in energy transition despite a national policy supportive of fossil fuels. Regional and remote areas, however, remain dependent on fossil fuels, including diesel. Renewable energy is ... More


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