Community Structure and Collaborative Consumption: A Routine Activity Approach

@article{Felson1978CommunitySA,
  title={Community Structure and Collaborative Consumption: A Routine Activity Approach},
  author={Marcus Felson and Joe L. Spaeth},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={1978},
  volume={21},
  pages={614 - 624}
}
More than a quarter of a century has passed since Hawley (1950) first presented his human ecological theory of community structure, a theory emphasizing the structure of sustenance activities. Yet we know of no effort to apply that theory to consumption even though it is clearly a human sustenance activity. We believe that Hawley's framework offers much more than an opportunity to translate old theories into new terms, since it also provides a means of thinking about consumer activities as they… 

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