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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction: Shopping for Change
  2. Louis Hyman and Joseph Tohill
  3. pp. 13-28
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  1. 1. Consuming with a Conscience: The Free Produce Movement in Early America
  2. Michelle Craig McDonald
  3. pp. 29-40
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  1. 2. Boycotts, Buycotts, and Legislation: Tactical Lessons from Workers and Consumers during the Progressive Era
  2. Wendy Wiedenhoft Murphy
  3. pp. 41-52
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  1. 3. Making a Market for Consumers: The Calgary Consumers League and the High Cost of Living
  2. Bettina Liverant
  3. pp. 53-64
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  1. 4. Making a Middle-Class “Public”: Middle-Class Consumer Activism in Post–First World War America
  2. Mark Robbins
  3. pp. 65-76
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  1. 5. You Are Purchasing Prosperity!: Local Buying Initiatives and Women as Conscious Consumers in the Great Depression
  2. Allison Ward
  3. pp. 77-86
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  1. 6. Making Money in Hard Times: Scrip and Grassroots Efforts to Solve the Great Depression
  2. Sarah Elvins
  3. pp. 87-96
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  1. 7. Protecting the “Guinea Pig Children”: Resisting Children’s Food Advertising in the 1930s
  2. Kyle Asquith
  3. pp. 97-108
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  1. 8. Our Economic Way Out: Black American Consumers’ Co-operation in the First Half of the Twentieth Century
  2. Joshua L. Carreiro
  3. pp. 109-120
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  1. 9. Not Buying It: Reconsidering American Consumer Opposition to Nazi Anti-Semitism
  2. Jeffrey Scott Demsky and Randall Kaufman
  3. pp. 121-134
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  1. 10. Canada’s Citizen Housewives: Cold War Anti-Communism and the Limits of Maternalism
  2. Julie Guard
  3. pp. 135-148
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  1. 11. “The Consumer Goes to War”: Consumer Politics in the United States and Canada during the Second World War
  2. Joseph Tohill
  3. pp. 149-162
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  1. 12. From the Great Society to Giant: Esther Peterson and the Politics of Shopping
  2. Lawrence Black
  3. pp. 163-172
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  1. 13. The Countercultural Roots of Green Consumerism
  2. Philip A. Wight
  3. pp. 173-184
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  1. 14. Purchasing Change: The (Un)Intended Consequences of Biofuel Consumption on the World’s Poor
  2. H. Louise Davis
  3. pp. 185-194
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  1. 15. Buying a Better World: From Cause Marketing to Social Innovation, Can Consumption Create Positive Social Change?
  2. Mara Einstein
  3. pp. 195-204
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  1. 16. What about the Cause?: The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the Pinkwashing of Breast Cancer Activism
  2. Daniel Faber, Amy Lubitow, and Madeline Brambilla
  3. pp. 205-218
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  1. 17. The Making of a Coke CAN: Coca-Cola’s Civic Action Network (CAN) and the Seeding of Corporate Astroturf Campaigns, 1995–2015
  2. Bartow Elmore
  3. pp. 219-232
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  1. 18. Boot the Bell: Solidarity as Strategy in the Neoliberal Era
  2. Dawson Barrett
  3. pp. 233-242
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  1. 19. Where’s the Beef . . . From?: Boycotting Burger King to Protect Central American Rainforests
  2. Katrina Lacher
  3. pp. 243-254
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  1. 20. The Sweatshop Effect: Consumer Activism and the Anti-Sweatshop Movement on College Campuses
  2. Meredith Katz
  3. pp. 255-266
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  1. 21. Hating Wal-Mart, Loving Target, and the Contradictions of Supply Chain Capitalism
  2. Jessica Stewart
  3. pp. 267-282
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  1. 22. Ports are the New Factories: Supply Chains and Labour Power in the Twenty-First Century
  2. Louis Hyman
  3. pp. 283-290
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  1. 23. To Speak in One Voice: Dynamics of a Cross-Movement Coalition for Financial Reform
  2. Robert N. Mayer and Larry Kirsch
  3. pp. 291-306
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  1. 24. On DemandTracey Deutsch
  2. Tracey Deutsch
  3. pp. 307-320
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 321-326
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 327-377
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 378-391
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781501712630
MARC Record
OCLC
1080549342
Launched on MUSE
2019-01-02
Open Access
No
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