Citizen Challenges to Corporate Power
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Insurrection by Kevin Danaher
Book DescriptionFrom uncovering major retailers' links to sweatshop abuses and revealing the deception of American tobacco companies, to questioning corporations' ties to repressive dictators, shaming food processors into selling dolphin-safe tuna and demanding that businesses stop destroying old growth forests, citizens have become far more aggressive in directly challenging corporate behavior. Written by two activists who are constantly in the eye of this storm, Insurrection charts the growth of this dissatisfaction and gives us a glimpse of where this movement might be heading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415946773
(229mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kevin Danaher
Green Festival Reader, Paperback (October 2008)
The Green Festivals now draw more than 100,000 visitors every year in four U.S. cities. This book collects the most memorable talks from all four festivals on the most urgent social issues of the day.
Building the Green Economy, Paperback (September 2007)
This collection of essays tells the stories of 18 activists and their efforts to bring awareness to environmental causes. The book includes interviews with well-known experts, examples of successful local activism, and lists of useful resources and strategies for green supporters.
Irish Customs and Beliefs, Paperback (March 2004)
'Irish Customs and Beliefs' is a beautiful series of gentle stories which explore the beliefs and customs of the old Irish.
10 Reasons to Abolish the IMF and World Bank 2ed, Paperback (January 2004)» View all books by Kevin Danaher
As the US makes much of its desire to globalize democracy, Dr Danaher finds democracy ill-equipped for globalization. Suggesting a radical regime change, Danaher powerfully shows the fundamentally undemocratic nature of the WTO and World Bank and its unelected global government.
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Author Biography - Kevin Danaher
Described by The New York Times as the ^3Paul Revere of globalization's woes,^2 Kevin Danaher is the author or editor of ten books about globalization, and the co-founder of the human rights organization Global Exchange. His book Corporations Are Gonna Get Your Mama was named one of the best books of 1997 by The Progressive. His op-eds have appeared in The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Jason Mark, a one-time reporter, has helped develop corporate accountability campaigns targeting Nike, Starbucks, Procter & Gamble, and Ford Motor Company. His op-eds have appeared in the Miami Herald and the San Francisco Chronicle. This is his first book. To learn more about their work, visit www.globalexchange.org.
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