Heterodox Challenges to Consumption-Oriented Models of Legislation
Consumption-oriented models of governance dominate the contemporary global legal architecture. The financial crisis beginning in 2008, however, poses fundamental questions about the future viability of these approaches to economics and law. This paper attempts to first, evaluate consumption's salient historical development and themes from the post World War II era to more recent legislative innovation, and second, introduce seven heterodox vignettes that challenge the hegemony of consumption in legislative policy. The paper concludes with some brief reflections upon potential opportunities and limitations of these heterodox traditions within future scholarship and policy addressing the interplay of law and consumption in global governance.
|Date of creation:||Apr 2015|
|Publication status:||Published in Unbound: Harvard Journal of the Legal Left, 2015, vol. 9:13-61|
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