Fix, Make, Burn Or Blow Things Up! How Makerspaces Foster Consumer Empowerment

Makerspaces are collaborative places for tinkering, creating, experimenting, and sharing knowledge and experiences using tools and technologies. Based on the analysis of two different makerspaces, the present research aims to investigate how participation in makerspaces transforms consumers’ relationships with products and consumption, and, more specifically, fosters consumer empowerment.



Citation:

CAITLIN ELIZABETH SIMARD and *Maribel Carvalho Suarez (2020) ,"Fix, Make, Burn Or Blow Things Up! How Makerspaces Foster Consumer Empowerment ", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48, eds. Jennifer Argo, Tina M. Lowrey, and Hope Jensen Schau, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 130-133.

Authors

CAITLIN ELIZABETH SIMARD, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
*Maribel Carvalho Suarez, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 48 | 2020



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