The Democratization of Markets through Participative and Collaborative Practices

  • Andrea Hemetsberger


Recent theorizations on the social construction of markets (Benkler 2006; Penaloza and Venkatesh 2006), the democratization of economy (Arvidsson 2008;2010), entrepreneurial consumer communities (Hemetsberger 2007), consumers as creative crowds and marketers (Kozinets, Hemetsberger and Schau 2008; Kozinets, deValck, Wojnicki and Wilner 2010), sharing (Belk 2010), and value creation through social practices of communities (Schau, Muñiz and Arnould 2009) mark an important shift towards a more democratic understanding of economy, markets, and organizations.


Procedural Justice Market Actor Collaborative Project Collaborative Practice Democratic Form 
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