Value Work in the Road Transport Sector

Benedikte Borgström

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The social life of a thing matters in concerned markets that is valuing social and economic matters. The study aims to develop understanding of situated valuations by exploring value work, politics that influence experienced differences in between price and value. The empirical material is a story of calculation. The paper is still in progress. The ambition is to take into account that valuations are political qualifications of concerned market qualifications. Empirical insights are drawn from a longitudinal field study in heavy vehicle sales in four different countries.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2016
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event4th Interdisciplinary Market Studies Workshop: (Im)Possible markets: Putting market studies to work - University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 Jun 201610 Jun 2016
Conference number: 4


Conference4th Interdisciplinary Market Studies Workshop
LocationUniversity of St Andrews
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CitySt Andrews
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