skip to content
Brand aid : shopping well to save the world Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Brand aid : shopping well to save the world

Author: Lisa Ann Richey; Stefano Ponte
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte offer a deeply informed and stinging critique on "compassionate consumption." Campaigns like Product RED and its precursors advance the expansion of consumption far more than they meet the needs of the people they ostensibly serve. At the same time, such campaigns sell both the suffering of Africans with AIDS (in the case of Product RED) and the power of the average consumer to  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Ann Richey; Stefano Ponte
ISBN: 9780816665457 0816665451 9780816665464 081666546X
OCLC Number: 671573437
Notes: "A Quadrant Book."
Description: xv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: RED and the reinvention of international aid --
Band aid to brand aid: celebrity experts and expert celebrities --
The rock man's burden: fair vanity and virtual salvation --
Saving Africa: AIDS and the rebranding of aid --
Hard commerce: corporate social responsibility for distant others --
Doing good by shopping well: the rise of "causumer" culture --
Conclusion: celebrities, consumers, and everyone else.
Responsibility: Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte.

Abstract:

A critical account of the rise of celebrity-driven compassionate consumption. "  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Readers and academics interested in the ways corporate philanthropy is evolving will find this useful, as will armchair sociologists." --Publishers Weekly "This is a thoroughly researched and Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/671573437> # Brand aid : shopping well to save the world
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "671573437" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Place/minneapolis_minn> ; # Minneapolis, Minn.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mnu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/markesvaror_sociala_aspekter> ; # Märkesvaror--sociala aspekter
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/850096> ; # Celebrities--Political activity
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/unternehmen> ; # Unternehmen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/soziales_engagement> ; # Soziales Engagement
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/celebrities_political_activity> ; # Celebrities--Political activity
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901592> ; # Economic assistance
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/consumption_economics_social_aspects> ; # Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2005008725> ; # Social entrepreneurship
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/utvecklingsbistand> ; # Utvecklingsbistånd
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122851> ; # Social responsibility of business
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102539> ; # Economic assistance--Developing countries
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/foretagens_samhallsansvar> ; # Företagens samhällsansvar
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/361.26/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/beruhmte_personlichkeit> ; # Berühmte Persönlichkeit
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1739007> ; # Social entrepreneurship
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/beromda_personer_politisk_verksamhet> ; # Berömda personer--politisk verksamhet
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/entwicklungszusammenarbeit> ; # Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1242969> ; # Developing countries
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/socialt_foretagande> ; # Socialt företagande
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/soziale_verantwortung> ; # Soziale Verantwortung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/branding_marketing_social_aspects> ; # Branding (Marketing)--Social aspects
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/876475> ; # Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh90005735> ; # Social responsibility of business
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2693409> ; # Stefano Ponte
   schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/58616447> ; # Lisa Ann Richey
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:description "Introduction: RED and the reinvention of international aid -- Band aid to brand aid: celebrity experts and expert celebrities -- The rock man's burden: fair vanity and virtual salvation -- Saving Africa: AIDS and the rebranding of aid -- Hard commerce: corporate social responsibility for distant others -- Doing good by shopping well: the rise of "causumer" culture -- Conclusion: celebrities, consumers, and everyone else."@en ;
   schema:description ""Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte offer a deeply informed and stinging critique on "compassionate consumption." Campaigns like Product RED and its precursors advance the expansion of consumption far more than they meet the needs of the people they ostensibly serve. At the same time, such campaigns sell both the suffering of Africans with AIDS (in the case of Product RED) and the power of the average consumer to ameliorate it"--Provided by publisher."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/687460029> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Brand aid : shopping well to save the world"@en ;
   schema:productID "671573437" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/671573437#PublicationEvent/minneapolis_minn_university_of_minnesota_press_2011> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Agent/university_of_minnesota_press> ; # University of Minnesota Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780816665464> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780816665457> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/671573437> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Agent/university_of_minnesota_press> # University of Minnesota Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "University of Minnesota Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Place/minneapolis_minn> # Minneapolis, Minn.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Minneapolis, Minn." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/beromda_personer_politisk_verksamhet> # Berömda personer--politisk verksamhet
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Berömda personer--politisk verksamhet"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/beruhmte_personlichkeit> # Berühmte Persönlichkeit
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Berühmte Persönlichkeit"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/entwicklungszusammenarbeit> # Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Entwicklungszusammenarbeit"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/foretagens_samhallsansvar> # Företagens samhällsansvar
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Företagens samhällsansvar"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/markesvaror_sociala_aspekter> # Märkesvaror--sociala aspekter
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Märkesvaror--sociala aspekter"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/socialt_foretagande> # Socialt företagande
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Socialt företagande"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/soziale_verantwortung> # Soziale Verantwortung
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Soziale Verantwortung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/soziales_engagement> # Soziales Engagement
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Soziales Engagement"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687460029#Topic/utvecklingsbistand> # Utvecklingsbistånd
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Utvecklingsbistånd"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2005008725> # Social entrepreneurship
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social entrepreneurship"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008102539> # Economic assistance--Developing countries
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Economic assistance--Developing countries"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh90005735> # Social responsibility of business
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social responsibility of business"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122851> # Social responsibility of business
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social responsibility of business"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1242969> # Developing countries
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Developing countries" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1739007> # Social entrepreneurship
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social entrepreneurship"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/850096> # Celebrities--Political activity
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Celebrities--Political activity"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/876475> # Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901592> # Economic assistance
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Economic assistance"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2693409> # Stefano Ponte
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ponte" ;
   schema:givenName "Stefano" ;
   schema:name "Stefano Ponte" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/58616447> # Lisa Ann Richey
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Richey" ;
   schema:givenName "Lisa Ann" ;
   schema:name "Lisa Ann Richey" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780816665457>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0816665451" ;
   schema:isbn "9780816665457" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780816665464>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "081666546X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780816665464" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.