What the whole community comes to believe in grasps the individual as in a vise. -William James
Write to the advertisers c/o the magazines or the manufacturers. Remember to support positive images and enlightened members of the advertising industry – they need your help and encouragement. Call local television stations or write to the networks.
3iying Inc. (A site about marketing to girls)
The Ad and the Ego (A film by Harold Boihem)
Adcult USA: The Triumph of Advertising in American Culture. Twitchell, James. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.
Ad Nauseam: A Survivor’s Guide to American Consumer Culture, Carrie McLaren & Jason Torchinsky. Faber & Faber: London, 2009.
Advertising and the End of the World. (A film by Sut Jhally).
Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel. Kilbourne, Jean. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000 (Originally published by the FreePress in 1999 as Deadly Persuasion: Why Women and Girls Must Fight the Addictive Power of Advertising).
Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture. Ewen, Stuart. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1976 (and many others).
The Codes of Advertising. Jhally, Sut. New York: Routledge, 1990 (and others).
Corporate Accountability International. (Protecting people around the world from irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions).
Deadly Persuasion: The Advertising of Alcohol & Tobacco. (A film based on Jean Kilbourne’s lecture).
The 80% Minority: Reaching the Real World of Women Consumers. Yaccato, Joanne Thomas. Toronto: Viking Canada, 2003.
The Erotic History of Advertising. Reichert, Tom and Lambiase, Jacqueline (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 2004.
Imaging in Advertising: Verbal and Visual Codes of Commerce. Johnson, Fern. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2007.
Kids & Advertising (Information on advertising aimed at kids.)
Made You Look: How Advertising Works and Why You Should Know. Graydon, Shari and Clark,Warren. Toronto: Annick Press Ltd., 2003.
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies. Klein, Naomi. New York: Picador, 2000.
On Earth As It Is In Advertising: Moving from Commercial Hype to Gospel Hope. Van Eman, Sam. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2005.
Psychology and Consumer Culture. Kasser, Tim and Kanner, Allen D. (eds.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2004. (Includes a chapter by Jean Kilbourne)
Shaping Youth (Mission is to shift negative influences of pop culture to a healthier world view for kids.)
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise and Fall of Disaster Capitalism. Klein, Naomi. New York: Knopf, 2007.
Unmarketable: Brandalism, Copyfighting, Mocketing, and the Erosion of Integrity. Moore, Anne Elizabeth. New York: The New Press, 2007.
Ways of Seeing. Berger, John. New York: Viking Press, 1973.
When Corporations Rule the World (Second Edition). Korten, David C. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, Inc., 2001.
The Ad and the Id: Sex, Death and Subliminal Advertising. (A video by Bernard McGrane and distributed by Parallax Pictures).
Subliminal Seduction. Key, Wilson Bryan. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1972 (and many others).
Website Ad Archives
Adland (Advertising information as well as access to commercials and an archive)