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Childhood under siege : how big business callously targets children

Bakan, Joel. (Author).

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

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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 -
Beaver Valley Public Library 339.4 BAK (Text) 35144000053772 Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Burns Lake Public Library 339.4 Bak (Text) 35198000401373 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Castlegar Public Library 339.47083 BAK (Text) 35146001708577 Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Fernie Heritage Library 339.47083 BAK (Text) 35136000290628 Adult Non Fic Volume hold Available -
Fort Nelson Public Library 339.4 BAK (Text) 35246000729499 Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Fort St John Public Library 339.47083 BAK (Text) 35211000179848 ADULT Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Kaslo and District Public Library 339.4 BAK (Text) 35134000307179 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Available -
Smithers Public Library ANF 339.47 BAK (Text) 35101000339643 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -
Terrace Public Library 339.4 Bak (Text) 35151000235242 Adult Non-fiction Volume hold Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670069071 :
  • ISBN: 9780143170433 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    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
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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