Rethinking the concept of consumer empowerment: recognizing consumers as citizens

@inproceedings{McShane2015RethinkingTC,
  title={Rethinking the concept of consumer empowerment: recognizing consumers as citizens},
  author={Lindsay McShane and Cameron Sabadoz},
  year={2015}
}
A clear understanding of consumer empowerment is central to enriching research regarding the business-society interface and, more tangibly, the advancement of public policy. We aim to provide a clear and comprehensive understanding of the complex concept of consumer empowerment. To do so, we use historical analysis to critically examine and deconstruct the current, dominant conceptualization that equates consumer empowerment with choice. Subsequently, drawing on the paradigm of critical theory… CONTINUE READING