Frank Honigsbaum, 4 October 1984
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Cape, 236 pp., £8.95, January 1984, 9780224021807Show More
Prescriptions for Death: The Drugging of the Third World by Milton Silverman, Philip Lee and Mia Lydecker.
California, 186 pp., £13.55, November 1982, 0 520 04721 4Show More
The Pharmaceutical Industry and Dependency in the Third World by Gary Gereffi.
Princeton, 291 pp., £21.60, November 1983, 0 691 07645 6Show More
Corporate Crime in the Pharmaceutical Industry by John Braithwaite.
Routledge, 440 pp., £25, March 1984, 0 7102 0049 8Show More
“... The pharmaceutical industry arouses conflicting emotions. Anti-vivisectionists, fringe medical practitioners and food faddists all tend to hate it, while the rest of us are periodically alarmed by the drug disasters that occur and the extent of drug-induced disease. The commercial practices of the industry also provoke concern: complaints arise continuously about price-gouging, market-rigging, profiteering, tax avoidance, misleading advertising claims and a whole host of unsavoury promotional techniques ...”