02/22 Wednesday

Joel Bakan - Harker Speaker Series

Joel Bakan's latest book, "Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Targets Children," outlines how corporations spend billions and use ethically dubious tactics to market everything from toys to pharmaceuticals to children, and how the powers of parenting and governments have been subverted by the expansive "kid marketing" industry, which in the last 50 years has become an essential part of the consumer economy.

Santa Clara County Library

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