TITLE

IDOLATRY, LOST ICONS AND CONSUMER PREFERENCES

AUTHOR(S)
Steedman, Ian
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Studies in Christian Ethics;2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Advertising, with its effects on both individual wants and the general ethos of ‘consumerism’, is a matter of concern to both economists and spiritual commentators on the state of society: it thus falls well within Ronald Preston's range of interests. The article will consider both the economists' approach to advertising and wider concerns about its influence in society, before posing a number of questions about the good and bad aspects of advertising and what, if anything, can and should be ‘done about it’.
ACCESSION #
14202905

 

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