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8. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

8. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly  

Winston Fletcher

in Advertising: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777554
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199568925.003.0008
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9780199568925
Advertising is regarded with suspicion because of its perceived manipulative powers and its intrusion into our lives. ‘The good, the bad, and the ugly’ looks at the positives and negatives ... More
9. The Role of Advertising in Society

9. The Role of Advertising in Society  

Winston Fletcher

in Advertising: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777554
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199568925.003.0009
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Can advertising be moral? The tripartite of advertising (advertisers, media, and agencies) ought to include a fourth element: the public. This is the group the critics of advertising are ... More
5. The cultural dimension of globalization

5. The cultural dimension of globalization  

Manfred B. Steger

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191824593
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10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.003.0005
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Cultural globalization refers to the intensification and expansion of cultural flows across the globe. Facilitated by the Internet and our proliferating mobile digital devices, the dominant ... More
4. The Media: Blowing the Advertisers' Trumpets

4. The Media: Blowing the Advertisers' Trumpets  

Winston Fletcher

in Advertising: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777554
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199568925.003.0004
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9780199568925
The second part of the advertising tripartite is the media that carry the advertisements. What is this ‘media’? Since the arrival of the Internet and digitization, advertising media is in a ... More
2. Art

2. Art  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0003
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9780199547906
Since the mid-19th century, fashion increased in pace and the art world went through a similar cycle of change. There was a crossover in thematic concerns between the two disciplines, from ... More
1. Josiah Wedgwood: the world’s greatest innovator

1. Josiah Wedgwood: the world’s greatest innovator  

Mark Dodgson and David Gann

in Innovation: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191863691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825043.003.0001
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‘Josiah Wedgwood: the world’s greatest innovator’ looks at the important contribution made by a Staffordshire potter to an improved quality of life and work in the society in which he ... More
3. Advertisers: the Paymasters

3. Advertisers: the Paymasters  

Winston Fletcher

in Advertising: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777554
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199568925.003.0003
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‘Advertisers: the paymasters’ examines advertising from the perspective of the advertisers. To advertise or not is an business decision. Large companies do not always have to advertise, ... More
6. Magic and the modern world

6. Magic and the modern world  

Owen Davies

in Magic: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191777929
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10.1093/actrade/9780199588022.003.0007
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9780199588022
‘Magic and the modern world’ looks at the return to magic. The Victorian middle classes embraced spiritualism and the Theosophical movement. Mechanisation, urbanisation and pollution ... More
2. What is ‘branding’?

2. What is ‘branding’?  

Robert Jones

in Branding: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
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Jun 2017
eISBN: 
9780191814242
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749912.003.0003
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9780198749912
‘What is “branding”?’ begins by trying to define ‘brand’. Is it simply a name, or a logo, or a particular colour, or perhaps a slogan? Or is it about more than the product itself? An ... More
3. The history of branding

3. The history of branding  

Robert Jones

in Branding: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2017
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Jun 2017
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9780191814242
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749912.003.0004
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‘The history of branding’ outlines the five different versions of branding seen over history. The first dates back to the Ancient Egyptians who, with the branding of cattle, demonstrated ... More
7. The ethics of branding

7. The ethics of branding  

Robert Jones

in Branding: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2017
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Jun 2017
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9780191814242
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749912.003.0008
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9780198749912
Branding is a powerful force, but is it always a force for good? ‘The ethics of branding’ considers both the negative and positive aspects of branding. Some branding practices can involve ... More
6. Branding projects

6. Branding projects  

Robert Jones

in Branding: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2017
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Jun 2017
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9780191814242
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198749912.003.0007
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9780198749912
‘Branding projects’ considers the different aspects of current branding practice—defining purpose, proposition, personality, and portfolio—using examples from businesses such as Ryanair, ... More
2. Globalization in history: is globalization a new phenomenon?

2. Globalization in history: is globalization a new phenomenon?  

Manfred B. Steger

in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (4th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191824593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198779551.003.0002
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9780198779551
‘Globalization and history: is globalization a new phenomenon?’ gives a brief history of globalization. Globalization is commonly thought of as a new phenomenon, but contact between diverse ... More
5. Risk perception

5. Risk perception  

Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany

in Risk: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777714
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199576203.003.0006
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9780199576203
‘Risk perception’ examines how people understand risk, and how this understanding influences decision-making. Effectively making a risk decision requires an individual to have an ... More
Advertising: A Very Short Introduction

Advertising: A Very Short Introduction  

Winston Fletcher

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777554
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199568925.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199568925
Advertising: A Very Short Introduction dispels the myths surrounding the advertising industry. Advertising is a diverse entity, and campaigns work (or fail to work) in a ... More
Introduction: waiting for the endgame

Introduction: waiting for the endgame  

Ian Hargreaves

in Journalism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780042
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199686872.003.0001
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9780199686872
In the first few years of the 21st century, the digital ‘communications revolution’ provided entirely new global platforms capable of delivering online news, in all media. The ... More
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Fashion: A Very Short Introduction  

Rebecca Arnold

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.001.0001
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book
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9780199547906
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction presents fashion's myriad influences and manifestations. Fashion is a dynamic global industry that plays an important role in the economic, ... More
1. Designers

1. Designers  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0002
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9780199547906
Historically most clothing was home-made but by the end of the 17th century tailors began establishing their names. The name of the tailor became associated with a certain style and ... More
3. Industry

3. Industry  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199547906
The fashion industry is predicated on change. It is inherently unstable and seasonal. ‘Industry’ charts the history of the fashion design business in all its guises from the 14th century, ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777318
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199547906
What does fashion mean? In contrast to clothing, which is functional and only changes gradually, fashion thrives on novelty and change. Fashion is often seen as a ‘value’ added to clothes ... More

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