Revolt Against Regulation: The Rise and Pause of the Consumer Movement

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University of California Press, 1983 - Business & Economics - 176 pages
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The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission recounts the conflicts between American corporations and the consumer movement during the 1960s and 1970s.

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About the author (1983)

Michael Pertschuk has had a long and distinguished career in public health advocacy: as consumer counsel and ultimately chief counsel to the U. S. Senate Committee on Commerce, from 1965 to 1976; as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, from 1977 to 1984; and as co-founder and co-director of the Advocacy Institute. His previous books include Revolt against Regulation, Giant Killers, and, with Wendy Schaetzel, The People Rising.

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