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Community currencies as laboratories of institutional learning: emergence of governance through the mediation of social value

@inproceedings{Dini2014CommunityCA,
  title={Community currencies as laboratories of institutional learning: emergence of governance through the mediation of social value},
  author={P. Dini and Alexandros Kioupkiolis},
  year={2014}
}
This paper is motivated by a long-standing curiosity about the role of scale in explanatory theories of socio-economic action. Introducing scale as an analytical variable implies the coexistence of individuals alongside institutions. We make the case that economic activity becomes more sustainable when it is ‘colonized’ by ‘social value’ whereby market activity is complemented with community and democratic values, by which we mean the opposite of the commodification of e.g. social networks… Expand

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