The author of the international bestseller The Corporation investigates the shocking exploitation of children by big business
Joel Bakan is professor of law at the University of British Columbia. A Rhodes Scholar and former law clerk to Chief Justice Brian Dickson of the Supreme Court of Canada, he holds law degrees from Oxford, Harvard and Dalhousie Universities. An internationally renowned legal authority, Bakan has written widely on law and its social and economic impact. He is the author of the bestselling and critically-acclaimed The Corporation- The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power.
Powerrful...we are allowing our kids to be abused right under our
noses, and we don't even know it -- Doug Johnstone * Independent on
A truly terrifying book...clearly written and forcefully argued * Big Issue *
The assault on childhood in our corporate-dominated and profit-driven society, painfully dissected in this penetrating study, is a tragedy not only for the immediate victims but for hopes for a better future. It can be resisted, as Joel Bakan discusses. And it is urgent not to delay -- Noam Chomsky