Advertising & society

    The Stuff of Bits: An Essay on the Materialities of Information

    By Paul Dourish

    Hardback £18.66

    An argument that the material arrangements of information-how it is represented and interpreted-matter significantly for our experience of information and information systems.

    Giants of Sportswear

    By Leen Demeester

    Hardback £20.43

    Vintage and modern photographs come together in a book where the biggest brands in the game tell their story.

    Films that Sell: Moving Pictures and Advertising

    Paperback Save £4.29 = £22.70

    The first overview of the moving image in advertising, this far-reaching and innovative new text brings together an international ensemble of leading archivists and scholars to examine various aspects of the history, theory and practice of moving image advertising from around the world.

    Biopolitical Screens: Image, Power, and the Neoliberal Brain

    By Pasi Valiaho

    Hardback Save £9.92 = £21.03

    An investigation of the aesthetics and politics of new visual media under twenty-first-century capitalism, from console games to virtual reality to video installation art. In Biopolitical Screens, Pasi Valiaho charts and conceptualizes the imagery that composes our affective and conceptual reality under twenty-first-century capitalism. Valiaho investigates the role screen media...

    Networked

    By Lee Rainie

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    This work explores how social networks, the personalized internet, and always-on mobile connectivity are transforming - and expanding - social life.

    Net Smart: How to Thrive Online

    By Howard Rheingold

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    Knowing how to make use of online tools without being overloaded with too much information is an essential ingredient of personal success in the 21st century. But how can we use digital media so that they make us empowered participants rather than passive receivers? This book shows us how to...

    Contagious

    By Jonah Berger

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    How to make products, ideas and behaviours really catch on.

    Beyond Choices

    By Miguel Sicart

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    How computer games can be designed to create ethically relevant experiences for players.

    Advertising in the Age of Persuasion: Building Brand America 1941-1961

    By Dawn Spring

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Beginning with World War II, and girded by the Cold War, American advertisers, brand name corporations, and representatives of the federal government institutionalized a system of consumer capitalism which they called free enterprise.

    The Stuff You Can\'t Bottle: Advertising for the Global Youth Market

    By King Adz

    Paperback Save £5.52 = £14.43

    In the networked, multimedia era of Internet 2.0, the only way for advertisers and brands to connect with the notoriously difficult youth market is to get involved with the cultures and subcultures that make up their world. In this book, the author shares his insight into the lives of young...

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