Manufacture of ignorance
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Citation:Haigh, D. I. (2015). Manufacture of Ignorance. 10-12. Community Network. Auckland: Auckland District Council of Social Services.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3526
The book: Agnotology:The Making & Unmaking of ignorance provides valuable material about how the tobacco industry tried to undermine scientific evidence on the health impacts of smoking. It is a salutary lesson on how business counters government interventions about the advertising,tax and sale of certain dangerous products. We are now facing a backlash from the sugar industry as government faces the issue of reducing consumption of sugary products.