The price of beauty

McCarthy, Breda (2016) The price of beauty. SAGE Business Cases.

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This case study shows that the beauty industry is often criticized. Billions of dollars are spent by consumers annually on appearance-enhancing products, ranging from cosmetics, skin lightening creams, cosmetic surgery and weight loss aids. This case study examines the ethical implications for marketers of such products and examines how society can help young children develop cognitive defences against the undesirable effects of advertising.

Item ID: 39536
Item Type: Article (Case Study)
Copyright Information: © Breda McCarthy 2015. In accordance with the publisher's policies, the Author Accepted Manuscript of this article is available Open Access from ResearchOnline@JCU.
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Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2015 06:18
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1505 Marketing > 150502 Marketing Communications @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services @ 100%
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