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Boycott

The conscious refusal to buy products from a certain company or country. Boycotts are often organized on a large scale in an attempt to influence the behavior of companies or countries. Very often, boycotts are ethical or political.

boycott

  1. the withholding of supplies of products to a trader by a producer because the trader is, for example, in breach of CONTRACT or the trader is selling the products as LOSS LEADERS. See REFUSAL TO SUPPLY.
  2. the cessation of INTERNATIONAL TRADE, wholly or in part, with a particular country by other countries.

boycott

  1. 1the withholding of supplies of GOODS from a distributor by a producer or producers in order to force that distributor to resell those goods only on terms specified by the producer. In the past, boycotts were often used as a means of enforcing RESALE PRICE MAINTENANCE.
  2. the prohibition of certain imports or exports, or a complete ban on INTERNATIONAL TRADE with a particular country by other countries.
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The group, Shurat HaDin, claims the New Zealanders, one Jewish and one Palestinian, knew that their letter could trigger a boycott, making them open to a suit under the law.
In July, the ACLU sent a letter to members of Congress opposing a bill that would make it a felony to support certain boycotts of companies doing business in Israel and its settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
I will ask the citizens to take an active part in the boycott called by civil society,' he said, adding that he and his subordinates would also boycott purchasing fruits for the coming three days.
Since the publication of the book named 'Consumer boycotts - effecting change through the marketplace and media' (Friedman, 1999) up to 2015, no contributions related to the theoretical discussion regarding the types of boycott were found.
Ultimately, it was Chavez's call for a national boycott of grapes in 1967 that brought the workers' plight out of the California fields and into
In 1880, when Ireland was still subject to Britain's colonial tutelage, Charles Boycott, a British land agent in Mayo county, in the western part of the Emerald Isle, evicted non-paying tenants off the property of his boss, a fellow Briton, he found himself a social and economic pariah.
Consumer boycotts are strongly linked to consumer well-being.
Other communities like the Bulgarians, Armenians, and Jews are passingly mentioned and thus, we do not exactly know to what extent were they affected by the boycotts and even more importantly, what was their stance toward it?
And to the point that boycotts sever communication whereas what is needed is greater communication, Klein responds with a story: when she published The Shock Doctrine in Israel, she used a small Arabic-language publisher, Andalus, and made sure that all profits went to that company, not to herself.
This is also the view of Kellogg Management School's Professor Brayden King who studied 221 boycotts from 1990 to 2005.
Jews have suffered before from boycotts ostensibly aimed at Israeli policies.
The growing dimensions of the various boycotts could no longer be ignored.