This book is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information about ways in which consumer activism has reshaped the economic and political well-being of citizens in the United States and around the world. ac Provides the single most comprehensive source available of information about consumer activism and advocacy ac Shows how activism has influenced laws and regulations affecting more than 40 consumer issues ac Shares personal accounts from activists about their work on these issues ac Details information on U.S. national consumer organizations and many state and local consumer groups, including their goals, strategies, leaders, finances, and impact ac Offers insights into the ways consumer activist groups have interacted with other nonprofits, policymakers, regulators, and business groupsThe magazine rates auto repair shops, plumbers, hospitals, banks, and other types of service firms and stores in the Washington, D.C., ... In 1984, the year ATaamp;T was broken up, the center published the Complete Guide to Lower Phone Costs.
|Title||:||Watchdogs and Whistleblowers|
|Author||:||Stephen Brobeck, Robert N. Mayer|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-07-20|