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- DescriptionMarketing is still widely perceived as simply the creator of wants and needs through selling and advertising and marketing theory has been criticized for t taking a more critical approach to the subject. This is because most conventional marketing thinking takes a broadly managerial perspective without reflecting on the wider societal implications of the effects of marketing activities. In response this important new book is the first text designed to raise awareness of the critical, ethical, social and methodological issues facing contemporary marketing. Uniquely it provides: * The latest kwledge based on a series of major seminars in the field * The insights of a leading team of international contributors with an interdisciplinary perspective . A clear map of the domain of critical marketing * A rigorous analysis of the implications for future thinking and research. For faculty and upper level students and practitioners in Marketing, and those in the related areas of cultural studies and media Critical Marketing will be a major addition to the literature and the development of the subject.
- Author BiographyMichael Saren is Professor of Marketing at Leicester University Management Centre. He has a doctorate from University of Bath and previously held Chairs in Marketing at the Universities of Stirling and Strathclyde. His research covers the marketing of technology, critical marketing, consumer culture and marketing theory. His work has been published in many academic management journals in the UK, Europe and the USA, including the International Journal of Research in Marketing, Omega, British Journal of Management, the Journal of Business Ethics, Service Industries Journal and Industrial Marketing Management. He is a founding editor of the journal Marketing Theory Professor Saren is co-author with David Ford of Marketing and Managing Technology (Thomson Business Press, 2001) and co-editor with Douglas Brownlie, Robin Wensley, and Richard Whittington of Rethinking Marketing, (Sage Publications, 1999). He has been convener of the Marketing Stream at the first four Critical Management Studies International Conferences, 1999-2005 and one of the 'Gang of Six' who ran the ESRC Seminar Series in Critical Marketing. He was Chair of the 7th International Relationship Marketing Colloquium in 1999 and Chair of the 2003 European Marketing Academy Conference Avi Shankar is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing and Consumer Research in one of the UK's premier schools of management at the University of Bath. His research applies social theory to the analysis of marketing and marketing related phenomenon, studies of tribal forms of consumption and most recently investigations into the management of pleasure in consumer culture. His work has been published in a variety of journals including: European Journal of Marketing; Consumption, Markets and Culture; Marketing Theory and the Journal of Marketing Management.
- Author(s)Avi Shankar,Christina Goulding,Michael Saren,Miriam Caterall,Pauline Maclaran,Richard Elliott
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication31/05/2007
- SubjectBusiness, Accounting & Vocational: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintButterworth-Heinemann Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight521 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine15 mm
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