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use of shock tactics in contemporary advertising campaigns a study of French Connection UK and Dr Barnardo"s. by Beverly Judd

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


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Thesis (B.A.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2003.

ContributionsChantry, Len., Oxford Brookes University. Business School.
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Open LibraryOL19035328M

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