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Advertising and Society


Provider
coursera

Price
Free

School
Duke University

Type
University

Instructor
William O'Barr

Categories
Humanities, Business, Arts, Music, Film, & Audio, Social Sciences

Duration
7 weeks

Format
Video

Language
English

Description
The course covers a wide range of topics, including the origins of advertising, the creation of ads, the interpretation of ads, the depiction of race, class, gender, and sexuality in advertising, sex and selling, adverting and ethics, and the future of advertising. The lectures will discuss theoretical frameworks and apply them to specific advertisements.