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Published: 09 July 2020

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198861669

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The Performance Complex

Competition and Competitions in Social Life

Edited by David Stark

  • Presents cutting edge theory from leading experts in valuation research
  • Explores the impact and experience of performance metrics in a range of settings, from organized contests such as the World Press Photo Awards to the development of a Social Credit System in China
  • Integrates theory across academic fields, extending the study of performance and valuation beyond economic sociology into areas such as cultural and media and communication studies

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