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Marketing Classics: A Selection of Influential Articles Paperback – International Edition, August 3, 1994

ISBN-13: 978-0205159888 ISBN-10: 0205159885 Edition: 8 Sub

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  • Paperback: 578 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall College Div; 8 Sub edition (August 3, 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0205159885
  • ISBN-13: 978-0205159888
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #283,454 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Publisher

This 25th Anniversary edition of the MARKETING CLASSICS represents a culmination of the most interesting and most influential articles published in the field of Marketing. Each article was selected by the authors for the important contribution it has made to the field and for the impact it has had in bringing a new way of thinking into marketing theory and practice. This eighth edition retains articles of enduring interest by noted marketing minds like Wroe Alderson, George Katona, Theodore Levitt, George Day, John Howard, Frederick Webster, Jr., Sidney J. Levy, Jagdish Sheth, and Philip Kotler. The articles are divided into four parts: I. Marketing Philosophy; II. Buyer and Market Behavior; III. Marketing Strategy; IV. Competitive Marketing Programs; with each part covering a wide range of perspectives and topic areas.

About the Author

David B. Magleby is a Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy, and Dean of the College of Family, Home and Social Science at Brigham Young University.  He received his B.A. from the University of Utah and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and has also taught at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the University of Virginia.  He has directed national studies of campaign finance and campaign communications in competitive federal election environments involving a consortium of academics from nearly 80 universities and colleges in 38 states. This research is summarized in six edited books. In addition, he is co-editor of a longstanding series of books on financing federal elections. In partnership with colleagues, he has been studying the implementation of new voting technology, work funded in part by the National Science Foundation. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at Oxford University and a past president of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society. Magleby is the recipient of many teaching awards including the 1990 Utah Professor of the Year award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation, the 2001 Rowman & Littlefield Award for Innovative Teaching in Political Science, and several department and university awards.


Paul C. Light is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service. He received his B.A. from Macalester College and his Ph.D from the University of Michigan. Professor Light has a wide-ranging career in both academia and government. He has worked on Capitol Hill as a senior committee staffer in the U.S. Senate and as an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow in the U.S. House. He has taught at the University of Virginia, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He has also served as a senior adviser to several national commissions on federal, state, and local public service. He is the author of 15 books on government, public service, and public policy. Light’s current research focuses on government reform, Congress, the presidency, and social entrepreneurship. He was the founding director of the Brookings Institution’s Center for Public Service and continues his research on how to invite Americans to serve their communities through public service. His work has been funded by the Douglas Dillon Foundation, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, among many others.


Christine Nemacheck is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the College of William & Mary and has been the College's Pre-Law Advisor since the fall 2007.  She received her BA in History from the University of Michigan, and her MA and PhD from the George Washington University. She has taught previously at Iowa State University. Her book examining Supreme Court nomination politics, Strategic Selection: Presidential Nomination of Supreme Court Justices from Herbert Hoover through George W. Bush, was published in March 2007. The paperback edition of the book was released in 2008. Her work has also appeared in Congress and the Presidency, Drake Law Review and a number of edited volumes. She is also a recipient of the College's Alumni Fellowship Award for 2007.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Fabio Gordon on July 17, 2000
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This is a must-read book for all marketing professionals and students. It brings the finest articles ever published by great authors like Theodore Levitt and Philip Kotler. Inludes the all-time classic "Marketing Myopia ".
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By Peter Johnson on September 15, 2008
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All business managers should read this book so as not to reinvent the marketing wheel. Great, classic marketing insights.
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