Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

by V. Kostakis, M. Bauwens

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349490493
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 97
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vasilis Kostakis is a political economist and founder of the P2P Lab. He is also a research fellow at the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, and a collaborator of the P2P Foundation.

Michel Bauwens is the founder of the Foundation for Peer to Peer Alternatives (P2P Foundation). Among others, he is one of three co-founders and partners of the Commons Strategies Group and, in 2014, he worked as the research director of the FLOK Society transition program in Ecuador.

Table of Contents

PART I: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 1. Capitalism as a Creative Destruction System 2. Beyond the End of History: Three Competing Value Models 3. The P2P Infrastructures: Two Axes and Four Quadrants PART II: COGNITIVE CAPITALISM 4. Netarchical Capitalism 5. Distributed Capitalism 6. The Social Dynamics of the Mixed Model of Neo-feudal Cognitive Capitalism PART III: THE HYPOTHETICAL MODEL OF MATURE PEER PRODUCTION: TOWARDS A COMMONS-ORIENTED ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 7. Resilient Communities 8. Global Commons 9. Transition Proposals Towards a Commons-oriented Economy and Society Conclusions

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