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  • Advertising — Women
  • Consumer behavior — United States
  • Advertising — Psychological aspects
  • Deceptive advertising

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Clio Gold Winners - The Library has streaming video from 2000-2012 for the Clio Gold Winners.  Do a title search in Albert for Clio Gold Plus to view them.

Consuming Images. (Circ Desk, DVD S299) Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanties and Sciences, 1994.

Slim Hopes: Advertising and the Obsession with Thinness. (Circ Desk, DVD S273) Northampton, MA: Media Education, 2002.

Spanish TV commercials = La publicidad en españa (Circ Desk VHS S451) 1988.

Reference Sources

Adbusters - cool site related to the magazine. Takes an irreverent ("culture jamming") approach to advertising and corporate culture. See their collection of spoof ads.

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920 - Images of over 9,000 advertising items and publications. Search 11 categories individually, or the entire collection by keyword or illustration. From Duke University.

Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns Volume 2 is available from Gale Virtual Reference Library  

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Semiotics, Media, and Communications. (Ref 302.203 D199) Toronto: University of Toronto, 2000.

Encyclopedia of International Media and Communications. (Ref 302.23 J6422) 4 vols. San Diego: Academic, 2003.

Popular Culture in the Contemporary World (5 volumes in ebook format). Each volume deals with Media, Arts, and Lifestyle of a different region: the Arab worldChina, India, Latin America, Germany, and Russia.

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