Joel Bakan

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Joel Bakan is professor of law at the University of British Columbia. A Rhodes Scholar and former law clerk to Chief Justice Brian Dickson of the Supreme Court of Canada, he holds law degrees from Oxford, Harvard, and Dalhousie Universities. An internationally renowned legal authority, Bakan has written widely on law and its social and economic impact. He is the cocreator and writer of a documentary film and television miniseries called The Corporation, which is based on the book.

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Childhood Under Siege
The Corporation


How Big Business Targets Children

Author Joel Bakan examines how consumerism has become increasingly present in the day-to-day lives of children.