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Branding Diversity
New Advertising and Cultural Strategies




ISBN 9780367145446
Published February 9, 2020 by Routledge
128 Pages

 
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Book Description

Branding Diversity considers how brands both reflect and affect contemporary discussions of cultural diversity.

Advancing an innovative, critical perspective on advertising, the book challenges the latent assumption that advertisers are inherently conservative and reluctant to represent anything other than popularly agreeable scripts and narratives. On the contrary, advertising is now replete with progressive messaging. Through Budweiser, Gillette, Vogue and Patagonia, Susie Khamis demonstrates that such forays into the political realm are not just shrewd appraisals of popular causes, but also inevitable outcomes of contemporary media and politics.

This book will be of interest to scholars in advertising studies, marketing communications and media studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction

  1. The rise of programmatic (and problematic) advertising
  2. Budweiser – reimagining America’s beer
  3. Gillette – the best a man can be
  4. Vogue – finally fashioning diversity
  5. Patagonia – ‘don’t buy this jacket’

Conclusion

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Biography

Susie Khamis is Senior Lecturer in the School of Communication at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.