Democracy, Inc.: The Press and Law in the Corporate Rationalization of the Public Sphere

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In Democracy, Inc., David S. Allen exposes the vested interests behind the U.S. slide toward conflating corporate values with public and democratic values. He argues that rather than being institutional protectors of democratic principles, the press and law perversely contribute to the destruction of public discourse in the United States today. Allen utilizes historical, philosophical, sociological, and legal sources to trace America's gradual embrace of corporate values. He argues that such values, including winning, ...

Democracy, Inc.: The Press and Law in the Corporate Rationalization of the Public Sphere 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252029752

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