Building Community Efficacy and Welfare Through Time Bank Exchanges

Lucie Ozanne, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Julie Ozanne, Virginia Tech, USA
A time bank is a locally-based exchange system in which labor flows through non-reciprocal exchange. Time bank members leverage the power of these weak ties to increase community efficacy activating it to solve problems ranging from running festivals and cleaning graffiti to teaching literacy and organizing following a natural disaster.
[ to cite ]:
Lucie Ozanne and Julie Ozanne (2011) ,"Building Community Efficacy and Welfare Through Time Bank Exchanges", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39, eds. Rohini Ahluwalia, Tanya L. Chartrand, and Rebecca K. Ratner, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 65-66.