The Rise of the Sharing Economy: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Collaborative Consumption, 1st Edition

  • Pia A. Albinsson
  • B. Yasanthi Perera
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  • ISBN-10: 1440851875
  • ISBN-13: 9781440851872
  • DDC: 334
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 295 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword: The Sharing Economy.
The Sharing Economy: How Did We Arrive Here?.
1: Introduction: Sharing in Modern Societies.
2: Precursors to the Sharing Economy: Cooperatives.
3: When Sharing Was a Necessity: A Historical Perspective of Collaborative Consumption in East Germany.
4: Societal Factors and the Emergence of the Sharing Economy.
Technology: A Facilitator of Modern-Day Sharing.
5: Online Technology as a Driver of Sharing.
6: Mapping the Collaborative Economy Landscape and Its Relationship with Information and Communication Technologies.
7: The Economics of Peer-to-Peer Online Sharing.
Collaborative Consumption: Peer-to-Peer Engagements in the Sharing Economy.
8: The Rise and Fall of Peer-to-Peer Collaborative Consumption: A Perspective from Two Types of Collaborative Consumption Practices.
9: Access-Based Consumption: From Ownership to Non-Ownership of Clothing.
The Sharing Economy in Relation to the Marketplace and the Government.
10: Commercial Sharing 2.0: Business Opportunities in a Maturing Marketplace.
11: The Role of Governments in Peer-to-Peer Sharing and Collaborative Consumption.
12: On Sharing and Quasi-Sharing: The Tension between Sharing-Economy Practices, Public Policy, and Regulation.
About the Editors and Contributors.