Indicator development as a site of collective imagination? The case of European Commission policies on the circular economy

  title={Indicator development as a site of collective imagination? The case of European Commission policies on the circular economy},
  author={Thomas V{\"o}lker and Zora Kovacic and Roger Strand},
  journal={Culture and Organization},
  pages={103 - 120}
ABSTRACT In recent years the concept of the circular economy gained prominence in EU policy-making. The circular economy promotes a future in which linear ‘make-use-dispose’ cultures are replaced by more circular models. In this paper, we use the concept of sociotechnical imaginaries to ask how an imaginary of circularity has been assembled and stabilized, which imaginative resources were drawn on, and how goals, priorities, benefits and risks haven been merged with discourses of innovation… Expand
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