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Alternative Collective Consumption and Production Niches

Alternative Collective Consumption and Production Niches

Lessons from their emergence, developement and governance

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.


Citation

Bauler, Tom et al. 2013: Alternative Collective Consumption and Production Niches - Lessons from their emergence, developement and governance, Berlin.

Language
English
Author(s)
Tom Bauler (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Ariane Debourdeau (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
Stefanie Baasch (UFZ – Leipzig)
Funding
Year
2013
Dimension
25 pp.
Project ID
2706
Table of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Jumping into action – on actors’ engagement
    2.1 Engaging with alternativeness – individual motivation
    2.1.1 Personal values
    2.1.2 Value-creation
    2.1.3 Knowledge
    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
  3. 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
  4. Alternative collective niches - on the diffusion and translation of a policy idea
Keywords
consumption, production,,