The platform society / José van Dijck, Thomas Poell, and Martijn de Waal.

Individuals all over the world can use Airbnb to rent an apartment in a foreign city, check Coursera to find a course on statistics, join PatientsLikeMe to exchange information about one's disease, hail a cab using Uber, or read the news through Facebook's Instant Articles. In 'The Pl...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Oxford Scholarship Online)
Main Authors: Dijck, José van (Author), Poell, Thomas (Author), Waal, Martijn de (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.
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Summary:Individuals all over the world can use Airbnb to rent an apartment in a foreign city, check Coursera to find a course on statistics, join PatientsLikeMe to exchange information about one's disease, hail a cab using Uber, or read the news through Facebook's Instant Articles. In 'The Platform Society', Van Dijck, Poell, and De Waal offer a comprehensive analysis of a connective world where platforms have penetrated the heart of societies-disrupting markets and labor relations, transforming social and civic practices, and affecting democratic processes.
Item Description:Previously issued in print: 2018.
Physical Description:1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Audience:Specialized.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780190889807 (ebook)
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190889760.001.0001