THREE PROVOCATIONS FOR CIVIC CROWDFUNDING
AbstractThe rapid rise of crowdfunding in the past five years, most prominently among US- based platforms such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo, has begun to attract the attention of a wide range of scholars, policymakers and practitioners. As the industry evolves, it is developing a range of specialist sub-genres and platforms, from politics to manufacturing. This paper considers civic crowdfunding – the use of crowdfunding for projects that produce community or quasi-public assets – and argues that its emergence demands a fresh set of questions and approaches.
How to Cite
Davies, R. (2014). THREE PROVOCATIONS FOR CIVIC CROWDFUNDING. AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research, 4. https://doi.org/10.5210/spir.v4i0.9086