Test and Protest

Silber argues that in choosing scientific testing as a means of consumer reform, the Consumers Union changed itself and the consumer movement more than it did American society.

Test and Protest

Test and Protest

Traces the tradition of consumer protest and examines the early history of Consumers Union, which started as a working-class-oriented movement and soon evolved into the guiding light of an educated consumer elite. Silber argues that in choosing scientific testing as a means of consumer reform, the Consumers Union changed itself and the consumer movement more than it did American society. He uses three case studies -- reform of automative design, discouragement of smoking, and prevention of the contamination of food by radioactive fallout -- to demonstrate the use of scientific testing in social reform.

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Test and Protest
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Norman Isaac Silber
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: New York : Holmes & Meier

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