Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
Book

Title Corporate ties that bind : an examination of corporate manipulation and vested interest in public health / edited by Martin J. Walker ; foreword by David O. Carpenter, M.D.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    364.14 COR    Available
Description xxi, 550 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "In the 21st century, corporations have worked their way into government and, as they become increasingly more powerful, arguments about their involvement with public health have become increasingly black and white. With corporations at the center of public health and environmental issues, everything chemical or technological is good, everything natural is bad; scientists who are funded by corporations are right and those who are independent are invariably wrong. There is diminishing common ground between the two opposed sides in these arguments. Corporate Ties that Bind is a collection of essays written by influential academic scholars, activists, and epidemiologists from around the world that scrutinize the corporate reasoning, false science and trickery involving those, like in-house epidemiologists, who mediate the scientific message of organizations who attack and censure independent voices. This book addresses how the growth of corporatism is destroying liberal democracy and personal choice. Whether addressing asbestos, radiation, PCBs, or vaccine regulation, the essays here address the dangers of trusting corporations, and uncover the lengths to which corporations put profits before health."-- Publisher's website.
Subject Corporations -- Corrupt practices.
Conflict of interests.
Public health -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Public health -- Economic aspects.
Added Author Walker, Martin J, editor.
Carpenter, David O, writer of foreword.
ISBN 1510711880
9781510711884

 
    
Available items only