The Politics of Mobilising a Sharing Economy

This ethnographic study examines the inherent complexities involved in the mobilisation of a public sharing economy platform by a UK local government council. Our findings indicate structural socio-economic and socio-cultural/ideological constraints impacting upon the endeavour leading us, perhaps inevitably, to the conclusion that problems stem from the politics of sharing.


Fiona Cheetham and John Lever (2018) ,"The Politics of Mobilising a Sharing Economy ", in E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 11, eds. Maggie Geuens, Mario Pandelaere, and Michel Tuan Pham, Iris Vermeir, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 209-210.


Fiona Cheetham, University of Huddersfield, UK
John Lever, University of Huddersfield, UK


E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 11 | 2018

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