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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Modeling persuasion in social advertising: A study of responsible thinking in antismoking promotion in eight eastern EU (European Union) member states
Authors: Hassan, Louise
Walsh, Gianfranco
Shiu, Edward M K
Hastings, Gerard
Harris, Fiona
Contact Email: gerard.hastings@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: antismoking
misattribution
Eastern Europe
responsible thinking
HELP campaign
advertising
Issue Date: Jun-2007
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe / American Academy of Advertising
Citation: Hassan L, Walsh G, Shiu EMK, Hastings G & Harris F (2007) Modeling persuasion in social advertising: A study of responsible thinking in antismoking promotion in eight eastern EU (European Union) member states, Journal of Advertising, 36 (2), pp. 15-31.
Abstract: In 2005, the European Union (EU) commissioned a study as part of an EU-wide antismoking campaign. The study was conducted by a consortium of EU companies. Our research reanalyzes the EU data, based on interviews with 25,000 consumers in 25 countries. This paper focuses on Eastern EU countries and addresses the potential effects of source misattribution. We built a conceptual model linking comprehension of and attitude toward the campaign with outcome measures: responsible thinking toward smoking and intention to quit. Our analysis suggests that source attribution plays a moderating role in the relationship between message comprehension and the two outcome variables.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/1846
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.2753/JOA0091-3367360201
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Affiliation: University of Stirling
University of Koblenz-Landau
University of Strathclyde
Institute for Social Marketing
The Open University

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