Handbook of Research on International Consumer Law

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Geraint G. Howells, I. Ramsay, Thomas Wilhelmsson
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010 - Law - 608 pages
This is a truly international effort, and one with a strong commitment to human rights by the highly reputable authors coming from different jurisdictions! The many facets of today s consumer law are presented to the reader, including developing countries
 

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Contents

Consumer law in its international dimension
1
Consumer protection and human rights
18
Development and consumer law
47
The consumer and competition law
77
Misleading and unfair advertising
107
Protecting rational choice information and the right of withdrawal
130
Unfair terms and standard form contracts
158
Sales and guarantees
192
Consumers and services of general interest
295
Consumer protection and the Internet
333
Regulation of consumer credit
366
Personal insolvency
409
Financial services regulation and the investor as consumer
431
Individual consumer redress
482
Using class actions to enforce consumer protection law
515
Enforcing consumer protection laws
537

Products liability law in America and Europe
224
Product safety regulation
256

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Edited by Geraint Howells, Dean and Chair Professor of Commercial Law, City University of Hong Kong, Iain Ramsay, Professor of Law, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK and Thomas Wilhelmsson, Chancellor, Professor of Civil and Commercial Law, University of Helsinki, Finland with David Kraft, formerly of Manchester University, UK

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