Alternative Collective Consumption and Production Niches
Lessons from their emergence, developement and governance
Bauler, Tom et al. 2013: Alternative Collective Consumption and Production Niches - Lessons from their emergence, developement and governance, Berlin.
This synthesis report reflects on the four cases of alternative consumption and production niches observed in InContext. From the cross-examination of the empirical material, it distills tentative conclusions on what can be learnt from the emergence and governance patterns of these niches. The case study [pdf, 750 KB, English] is available for download.
Tom Bauler (Université Libre de Bruxelles)Ariane Debourdeau (Université Libre de Bruxelles)Stefanie Baasch (UFZ – Leipzig)
European Commission, Directorate-General Research & Innovation (DG Research & Innovation), International
- 25 pp.
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- Table of contents
- Jumping into action – on actors’ engagement
2.1 Engaging with alternativeness – individual motivation
2.1.1 Personal values
2.2 Catalysts for a vision to materialize – external impulse
2.2.1 Organizational arrangements
2.2.2 Legal and regulatory frameworks
2.2.3 Materiality of the technological systems
2.3 The collective as a process-guarantee
- Nature reserves vs. Brown fields - on governance
3.1 Emergence of coalitions of the willing
3.1.1 Coordination mechanisms and deliberative arrangements
3.1.2 Coalitional cohesion
3.2 Framing, engineering, or empowering - on green and brown governance
- Alternative collective niches - on the diffusion and translation of a policy idea