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Title Everyday eBay : culture, collecting, and desire / edited by Ken Hillis and Michael Petit with Nathan Scott Epley.

Published New York : Routledge, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  381.177 EVER    MISSING
Physical description vii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introducing : everyday eBay / Ken Hillis, Michael Petit and Nathan Scott Epley -- 1. My obsession : I thought I was immune to the Net : then I got bitten by eBay / William Gibson -- 2. Ephemeral culture/eBay culture : film collectibles and fan investments / Mary Desjardins -- 3. Virtual_radiophile (163*) : eBay and the changing collecting practices of the U.K. vintage radio community / Rebecca M. Ellis and Anna Haywood -- 4. Fortune-telling on eBay : early African American textual artifacts and the marketplace / Eric Gardner -- 5. Reading eBay : hidden stores, subjective stories, and a people's history of the archive / Zoe Trodd -- 6. Immaterial labour in the eBay community : the work of consumption in the "network society" / Jon Lillie -- 7. The perfect community : disciplining the eBay user / Kylie Jarrett -- 8. "Black Friday" and feedback bombing : an examination of trust and online community in eBay's early history / Laura Robinson -- 9. Return of the town square : reputational gossip and trust on eBay / Lyn M. Van Swol -- 10. Of PEZ and perfect price : sniping, collecting cultures, and democracy on eBay / Nathan Scott Epley -- 11. Auctioning the authentic : eBay, narrative effect, and the superfluity of memory / Ken Hillis -- 12. Between the archive and the image-repertoire : amateur commercial still life photography on eBay / James Leo Cahill -- 13. "Virgin Mary in grilled cheese NOT A HOAX! LOOK & SEE!" : sublime kitsch on eBay / Susanna Paasonen -- 14. eBay and the traveling museum : Elvis Richardson's Slide Show Land / Daniel Mudie Cunningham -- 15. The contradictory circulation of fine art and antiques on eBay / Lisa Bloom -- 16. My queer eBay : "gay interest" photographs and the visual culture of buying / Michele White -- 17. "Cleaned to eBay standards" : sex panic, eBay, and the moral economy of underwear / Michael Petit -- 18. Playing dress-up : eBay's vintage clothing-land / Katalin Lovasz.
Other author Hillis, Ken.
Petit, Michael.
Epley, Nathan Scott, 1968-
Subject eBay (Firm)
Internet auctions.
Standard Number 9780415974356
ISBN 0415974356 (hardback : alk. paper)
0415974364 (paperback: alk. paper)