Consumer Boycotts and Consumer Sovereignty

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Consumer boycotts may be understood as consumer behaviour, and the concept of consumer sovereignty is identified here as the implicit paradigm for the marketing desciple, this is then applied to illustrate and explain the workings of consumer boycotts which are seen to have two dimensions: degree and domain, information is shown to be important in determining the domain of consumer sovereignty and pressure groups may play an important role in providing this. Three case examples of boycotts support the argument.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-19
Number of pages13
JournalEuropean Journal of Marketing
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 1987

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