The Dynamics of Auction: Social Interaction and the Sale of Fine Art and Antiques

The Dynamics of Auction: Social Interaction and the Sale of Fine Art and Antiques

by Christian Heath

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521756426
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Series: Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Christian Heath is Professor at the Work, Interaction and Technology Research Centre, Department of Management, King's College London.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Auctions: institutional form and interactional organisation; 2. The orders of bidding; 3. Trust and the integrity of bids; 4. Establishing competition: creating an impression of demand; 5. Bidding and the pursuit of bids; 6. Remote presence and on-line participation; 7. On the strike of the hammer; 8. Embodied interaction and the order of markets; Appendix I. Glossary of terms; Appendix II. Transcription notation; References.

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