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Childhood under siege : how big business callously targets children / Joel Bakan.

Bakan, Joel. (Author).

Available copies

  • 15 of 15 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 339.47083 Baka (Text) 33294001775634 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670069071 :
  • ISBN: 9780143170433 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 277 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Allen Lane Canada, c2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Alternative subtitle from cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The century of the child -- Whack your soul mate and boneless girl -- The new curriculum of childhood -- Prescriptions for profit -- Pom-poms for pills -- A dangerous and unnatural experiment -- Precautionary tales -- In our own backyard -- Race to nowhere -- Narrowing minds.
Summary, etc.:
"Corporations have found a new resource to be mined for profit: our children. In this shocking and indelible behind-the-scenes journey, Joel Bakan, acclaimed author and award-winning maker of the renowned film and international bestselling book The Corporation, uncovers the astonishing degree to which companies exploit the special vulnerabilities of children, manipulate parents fears, and operate with callous disregard for childrens health and well-being." - excerpt taken from Amazon.ca.
Target Audience Note:
All Ages.
Subject: Target marketing.
Corporations > Moral and ethical aspects.
Child consumers.
Child welfare.
Children > Health and hygiene.
Topic Heading: Festival of the Written Arts 2012

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