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Lethal But Legal
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Table of Contents

1. Manufacturing Disease: Unhealth Products Become Ubiquitous ; 2. The Public Health Evidence: How Corporate Practices Contribute to Global Epidemics of Chronic Disease and Injuries ; 3. Corporations Take Control: A New Political and Economic Order Emerges ; 4. The Corporate Consumption Complex ; 5. The Corporate Ideology of Consumption ; 6. The Health Impact of Corporate Managed Globalization ; 7. Optimism Past, Present, and Future: The Buiding Blocks for a Movement ; 8. Wanted: A Movement for a Healther, More Sustainable Future

About the Author

Nicholas Freudenberg, PhD, MPH, is Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College and founder and director of Corporations and Health Watch (www.corporationsandhealth.org), an international network of activists and researchers that monitors the business practices of the alcohol, automobile, firearms, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and tobacco industries.

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Lethal but Legal is the first to connect the dots between unhealthy products, business-dominated politics, and the growing burdens of disease and health care costs ... this book provides readers with the insights they need to take practical and effective action to restore consumers right to health. * Confrontations * Lethal But Legal has scholarly merit and marshals compelling evidence to support its central thesis. * Bonnie Stabile, George Mason University; World Medical and Health Policy *

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