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The Overloaded Liberal: Shopping, Investing, Parenting and Other Daily Dilemmas in an Age of Political Activism

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With a welcome mixture of facts and humor, Hawthorne highlights the dilemmas of living an environmentally virtuous, healthy life in a fiercely consumption-oriented culture.--Michael F. Jacobson, Ph.D., Center for Science in the Public Interest.

About the Author

Fran Hawthorne has been a writer or editor at Fortune, BusinessWeek, Institutional Investor, and other publications. She is the author of three books on health care and investing, including Inside the FDA and the award-winning Pension Dumping. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

Juggling lessons — Morals at the mall — Can an ethical liberal eat meat? (and other food-related quandaries) — Enough green, already! — Beyond apartheid and tobacco : redefining social investing — The people who make our stuff — The price of purity — How the experts set their priorities — My choices.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807097687
Subtitle:
Shopping, Investing, Parenting, and Other Daily Dilemmas in an Age of Political Activism
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Author:
Hawthorne, Fran
Subject:
Green marketing -- United States.
Subject:
Green products -- United States.
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Consumer Behavior - General
Subject:
Labor
Subject:
Sustainable living
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism
Subject:
General Business & Economics
Subject:
Consumer behavior
Subject:
Business - General
Subject:
Politics-United States Culture
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100401
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
223

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