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Free Market Missionaries: The Corporate Manipulation of Community Values

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In her recent book Suiting Themselves, bestselling author Sharon Beder exposed how the global corporate elite have brazenly rewritten the rules of the global economy to line their pockets. In this new book she trains her sights on the insidious underbelly of this global trend to show how they have also orchestrated a mass propaganda campaign to manipulate community values ...more
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Earthscan Publications (first published January 1st 2006)
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Christopher Fisher
The subtitle tells it all: "the corporate manipulation of community values" This book does a fantastic job of addressing how the corporate ethos has continually co-opted the democratic, communal desires of the populace. Easy to read and thoroughly documented and sourced.
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Sharon Beder is an honorary professor in the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry at the University of Wollongong.

Sharon's research has focussed on how power relationships are maintained and challenged, particularly by corporations and professions. She is interested in environmental politics; the rhetoric of sustainable development; the philosophies behind environmental economics; and trends in
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Selling the Work Ethic: From Puritan Pulpit to Corporate PR Global Spin: The Corporate Assault on Environmentalism This Little Kiddy Went to Market: The Corporate Capture of Childhood Power Play: The Fight to Control the World’s Electricity Suiting Themselves: How Corporations Drive the Global Agenda

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