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Stuart Ewen is a New York-based author, historian and lecturer on media, consumer culture and the compliance profession. He is also a Distinguished Professor at Hunter College and the City University of New York Graduate Center, in the departments of History, Sociology and Media Studies. He is married to Elizabeth Ewen, who is a Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of American Studies at the State University of New York at Old Westbury.

As a young man, in 1964 and early '65, Ewen was a field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the civil rights organization. After working as a volunteer in the Freedom House in Columbus, Mississippi, he became part of the SNCC staff, earning the standard pay of $9.66 per week. After working in Columbus, he and Isaac Coleman, who was the project director, opened up a new field office in Tupelo, Mississippi. In 1966, Ewen was one of the founding editors of an early underground newspaper, Connections, in Madison, Wisconsin, where he was a student. Stuart Ewen,"Memoirs of a Commodity Fetishist, in Captains of Consciousness: Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture, 25th Anniversary Edition. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

In 1989, his book All Consuming Images provided the basis for Bill Moyers' four-part award-winning series, "The Public Mind." In 2004, another of his books, PR! A Social History of Spin, was the foundation of a four-part BBC series, "Century of the Self," produced by Adam Curtis. Ewen has become an outstanding spokesman against violations of academic freedom in the period since 9/11 and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center at NYU, which is named after his great uncle, a professor at Brooklyn College who was forced to resign after refusing to testify before HUAC.

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Typecasting On the Arts and Sciences of Human Inequality
Typecasting On the Arts  Sciences of Human Inequality
2006 - Typecasting on the Arts Sciences of Human Inequality (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781583227350
ISBN-10: 1583227350
Genre: Nonfiction
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Captains of Consciousness Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture
The New Media Reader Introduction to Media Studies Critical Texts
Pr A Social History of Spin
1998 - Pr a Social History of Spin (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780465061686
ISBN-10: 0465061680
Genres: Business & Money, Reference, Nonfiction
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PR
1998 - Pr (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465061792
ISBN-10: 0465061796
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction
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Channels of Desire Mass Images and the Shaping of American Consciousness
All Consuming Images The Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture
1990 - All Consuming Images the Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465001019
ISBN-10: 0465001017
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
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All Consuming Images The Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture
1988 - All Consuming Images the Politics of Style in Contemporary Culture (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780465001002
ISBN-10: 0465001009
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Channels of desire Mass images and the shaping of American consciousness
1982 - Channels of Desire Mass Images and the Shaping of American Consciousness (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780070198500
ISBN-10: 0070198500
Genre: Nonfiction
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Captains of Consciousness Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture
Captains of Consciousness Advertising and the Social Roots of the Consumer Culture
Typen und Stereotypen Die Geschichte des Vorurteils
Typen Und Stereotypen Die Geschichte Des Vorurteils (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783866012059
ISBN-10: 3866012055
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