Under Corporate Skies: A struggle between people, place and profit
Written by Dyann Ross and Martin Brueckner
Buy the Ebook
Under Corporate Skies is about what happens to communities when they stand in the way of corporate profits. It is the story of a tiny town pitted against a strong corporate neighbour.
With the help of international campaigner, Erin Brockovich, the small town of Yarloop in Western Australia is preparing a civil class action against Alcoa World Alumina. The struggle is over social, health and environmental concerns surrounding Alcoa’s Wagerup alumina refinery.
This story will resonate with national and international communities facing similar clashes amidst ongoing industrialisation. As we live under expanding corporatised skies, this book shows that profits matter, but not more than people and place.
Foreword by Erin Brockovich
(198 x 130mm)
Current Affairs, Culture & Social History
Media ReleaseUnder corporate skies MR embargoed.pdf (680 KB)
Press Quality Cover9781921361760_UNDERCORPORATESKIES.jpg (3.81 MB)
Press Quality Author ImageMartin_Brueckner.jpg (146 KB)
Press Quality Author ImageDyann_Ross_colour_portrait.jpg (2.46 MB)
Fremantle Press images and book excerpts are subject to copyright. They are for use by the media to accompany articles, essays, interviews and reviews relevant to the specific title. For approval to utilise the images or excerpts for any other purpose, please contact Claire Miller, +61 (0)8 9430 6331 or email@example.com