Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising

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Free Press, 1999 - Social Science - 366 pages
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The author of Killing Us Softly, Slim Hopes, and Pack of Lies continues her attack on the advertising establishment, reveal what advertisers know about human nature and how they exploit it make a profit.

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Review: Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising

User Review  - Kibibi Mincey - Goodreads

Interesting. Gave credit to some what I already knew. However, the author has a very narrow veiw and only focuses on advertising's impact upon the Caucasian women. Non-white ads and non-white peoples were glaring absent within the subject matter. Read full review

Review: Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising

User Review  - Janna - Goodreads

Should be required reading for all young women, anyone who cares about any woman, and any parent who has a daughter. This book changed my life. Read full review

Contents

A GIRL OF MANY PARTS 1
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BUY THIS 24YEAROLD AND
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IN YOUR FACE ALL OVER THE PLACE
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About the author (1999)

Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D, is internationally recognized for her pioneering work on alcohol and tobacco advertising and the image of women in advertising. A widely published writer and speaker who has twice been named Lecturer of the Year by the National Association for Campus Activities, she is best known for her award-winning documentaries, "Killing Us Softly, Slim Hopes, " and "Pack of Lies". She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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