Shared Moments of Sociality: Embedded Sharing Within Peer-To-Peer Hospitality Platforms

We investigate how the notion of sociality is shaped through the prevailing context. Using a multi-sited collection of qualitative data, we compare shared moments in peer-to-peer hospitality platforms in a market versus a non-market environment and conclude that sociability comes closest to prototypical sharing when it is perceived as autotelic.


Katharina Hellwig, Russell Belk, and Felicitas Morhart (2015) ,"Shared Moments of Sociality: Embedded Sharing Within Peer-To-Peer Hospitality Platforms", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 186-190.


Katharina Hellwig, HEC Lausanne, Switzerland
Russell Belk, York University, Canada
Felicitas Morhart, HEC Lausanne, Switzerland


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015

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