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Iris Benöhr

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199651979

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651979.001.0001

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A Broader Perspective on Consumer Protection and Human Rights

A Broader Perspective on Consumer Protection and Human Rights

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(p.77) 4 A Broader Perspective on Consumer Protection and Human Rights
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EU Consumer Law and Human Rights
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Iris Benöhr

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651979.003.0004

This chapter examines consumer protection and human rights from an interdisciplinary perspective. Starting from the observation that important socio-economic challenges will require the EU to move beyond market integration objectives, it analyses a number of theories which could help to integrate ethical and social considerations into a novel system. Sen’s and Habermas’ theoretical approaches are shown to be particular useful in this respect, focussing on ‘substantive freedoms’ and participatory procedures. Practical applications of these theoretical insights are considered in the final part of the chapter.

Keywords:   Consumers, human rights, Sen, market ethics, social objectives, participatory procedures

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