1 The boycott is a technique of economic coercion that involves the refusal to engage in certain economic interactions, particularly in buying or handling of goods and services from a target entity, typically for political reasons. Implementation of a boycott, which is often accompanied by efforts to persuade or induce others to participate as well, can be applied at the local, regional, national, or international levels.2 Co-ordinated efforts to isolate individuals and groups from social and economic intercourse have occurred since biblical times. For example,...
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