By Patricia L. Maclachlan
Supplying comparisons to the us and Britain, this e-book examines Japan's postwar client security move. equipped mostly by means of and for housewives and spurred by way of significant instances of fee gouging and product illness, the move resulted in the passage of simple buyer defense laws in 1968. even if a lot of the tale matters the recognized "iron triangle" of massive enterprise, nationwide bureaucrats, and conservative social gathering politics, Maclachlan takes a broader viewpoint. She issues to the significance of job on the neighborhood point, the position of minority events, the constrained application of the courts, and where of legal professionals and teachers in delivering entry to strength. those light social suggestions have led to an important quantity of buyer protection.