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Not all accidents are bad ones

Advantages: very informative, witty and allows you to appreciate what we have today
Disadvantages: None

I found this book by searching Play.com after watching the documentary "Triumph Of The Nerds" which was a three part series on Channel 4 based on this book which Robert X Cringley wrote himself. First the author, stated above, has more than enough expe ...

shaun_hull 30.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition and Still Can't Get a Date - Robert X. Cringley

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Brand-spanking News

Advantages: Spotlights the sweatshops behind the swoosh
Disadvantages: Slightly short on solutions

Last week, my daughter Sophie, aged 8, bought a brand. She thought she was choosing yogurt. She doesn't really like yogurt: she wanted it because it was branded 'Bang on the Door'. Once again a brand - created to appeal to young girls - had served its pur ...

Silverback 01.12.2002 · Read full review
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Review of No Logo - Naomi Klein

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No Space. No Choice. No Jobs. No Logo.

Advantages: Soooo much information...
Disadvantages: May date because this field is moving so fast...

...Ostensibly this is a book about the history of Marketing, so how has it become one of the anti-Globalisation movements bibles? No Logo takes us on a tour of the world - it begins by considering how we have all become obsessed with labels and logos, fro ...

Kirsty1 20.06.2002 · Read full review
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Read it and weep - should be compulsory reading

Advantages: Compelling, frightening, powerful and well researched
Disadvantages: Very one sided - but then, that is the point

A shocking and lively book designed to stir both thought and emotion in the Western reader. It details all that is wrong with globalisation and corporate power, brings to life the tireless yet often unseen operations fighting back, and mercilessly sets o ...

elliepotten 17.01.2009 · Read full review
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dissecting corporate culture

Advantages: clear and elegant argument
Disadvantages: none really

Naomi Klein's main purpose in this book is to illustrate a fundamental change in the outlook of major global corporations away from the production of goods towards the branding of commodities which are made elsewhere. This process was aided by the libera ...

aprose 25.01.2001 · Read full review
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