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Author White, Michele, 1962-
Title Buy it now : lessons from eBay / Michele White.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HM851 .W455 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 317 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-308) and index.
Contents Introduction : lessons and methods from eBay -- Between security and distrust : eBay's brand, fan, and virtual communities -- Pins, cards, and Griffith's jacket : producing identity and brand communities through eBay -- You can 'get it on' eBay: selling gender, sexuality, and organizational logic through the interface -- eBay's visible masculinities : 'gay' and 'gay interest' listings and the politics of describing -- eBay boys will be lesbians : viewing 'lesbian' and 'lesbian interest' vintage photography listings -- Re-collecting black Americana on eBay -- Afterword : everything in moderation: the regulating aspects of Craigslist and the moral assertions of 'community flagging'.
Subject Internet -- Social aspects.
eBay (Firm)
Electronic commerce -- Social aspects.
Internet and women.
Online identities.
ISBN 0822352400 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822352266 (alk. paper)
0822352265 (alk. paper)
9780822352402 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 769429988