International Perspectives on Consumers' Access to Justice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 2003
Cambridge University Press
Place of Publication
Consumer protection law in the age of globalization poses new challenges for policy makers. This book provides an international perspective on consumer law and the difficulties encountered by consumers in search of practical remedies and solutions for defective products and services. Leading scholars outline the key problems faced by legislators in different countries seeking to adapt consumer laws to the global marketplace. Topics include standard form contracts; the legal challenges posed by mass infection (such as mad-cow disease and CJD); consumers and services; consumer bankruptcy law; and cross-border transactions.
- A consideration of consumers' access to justice in an increasingly global marketplace
- Contributions by leading scholars in consumer law
- Includes three key essays offering insights on the broader theme of access to justice from socio-legal and economic perspective