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The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power

Joel Bakan
Format
Book
Published
New York : Free Press, c2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0743247442 (hardbound)
Summary
A revolutionary analysis of the corporation as an artificial person, programmed by law to operate in ways that in a human would be clearly psychopathic. And, since the corporation has claimed rights once reserved for human beings, Bakan argues that it is time for us to decide whether we are happy to put our trust in a system in which the lunatics have not only taken over the asylum but also own it lock, stock and barrel.
Description
228 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-213) and index.
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