Divining Desire: Liza Featherstone

Divining Desire: Liza Featherstone

Over the course of the last century, the focus group has become an increasingly vital part of the way companies and politicians sell their products and policies. Few areas of life, from salad dressing to health care legislation to our favorite TV shows, have been left untouched by the questions put to controlled groups about what they do and don’t like. Divining Desire is the first-ever popular survey of this rich topic.

In a lively, sweeping history, Liza Featherstone traces the surprising ...

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