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Indigenous community stores in the 'frontier economy' : some competition and consumer issues / S. McDonnell and D.F. Martin
Bib ID 546652
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
McDonnell, S. (Siobhan)
 
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Description Canberra : Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, 2002 
44 p. ; 25 cm. 
Invalid ISBN 0731550697
0731550697
Series

Discussion paper (Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research) ; no. 234/2002.

Summary

Draws on fieldwork conducted in remote Aboriginal communities to examine Trade Practices Act issues that are relevant to Indigenous consumers and businesses; cases studies of community stores are used to illustrate why Aboriginal people are vulnerable to commercial exploitation; governance of community stores; implications for Australian Competition and Consumer Commission compliance and education strategies.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 40-43)

Subjects Competition, Unfair -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians, as consumers.  |  Consumer protection -- South Australia.  |  Consumer protection -- Northern Territory.  |  Economic sectors - Retail - Shops and shopping.  |  Enterprises.  |  Law - Consumer law.  |  Community organisations - Economic.  |  Northern Territory (NT)
Other authors/contributors Martin, D. F. (David F.)  |  Australian National University. Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

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