Journals Higher Education

$31.95

Hardcover

Published: 18 February 2014

344 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199937196


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Lethal But Legal

Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health

Nicholas Freudenberg

  • The first trade examination of the relationships between corporations, governments, and public health
  • Highly current, with relevence to current US controversies surrounding obesity, food systems, health care reform, and gun control
  • Local, state, and national examples of affirmative and negative relationships between corporations, governments, and public health
  • Highly referenced case studies of corporations' willful antagonism for public health featuring many of the world's largest companies
  • Tremendous relevance to current topics such as Occupy, social inequality, and corporate misbehavior

New to this Edition:

  • With a new afterword by the author detailing the increasing popular foothold against corporate misbehavior, with additional looks to the future of this movement
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