The Journal of Peer Production - New perspectives on the implications of peer production for social change New perspectives on the implications of peer production for social change
    Issue #1: Productive Negation image

    Issue 1: July 2012

    Table of Contents

    The journal intends to position itself between the grassroots initiatives and discussions taking place on the Internet, driven by practitioners and activists, and the debates taking place in academia. We are thus obliged to say something about the match, and mismatch, between the concept of peer production and the academic world to which this journal, ultimately, belongs.
    Editorial Notes html
    by Mathieu O’Neil

    peer reviewed papers

    Authority in Peer Production: The Emergence of Governance in the FreeBSD Project
    by George Dafermos html
    Why Free Software Is Not the Antonym of Commercial Software: Two Case Studies from Corporate and Volunteer Based Projects
    by Stefano De Paoli, Vincenzo D’Andrea and Maurizio Teli html
    Caring About the Plumbing: On the Importance of Architectures in Social Studies of (Peer-to-Peer) Technology
    by Francesca Musiani html

    Invited Comments

    From the Theory of Peer Production to the Production of Peer Production Theory
    by Michel Bauwens html
    Peer to Peer Production as the Alternative to Capitalism: A New Communist Horizon
    by Jakob Rigi html
    Beyond Digital Plenty: Building Blocks for Physical Peer Production
    by Christian Siefkes html
    Changing the System of Production
    by Jean Zin html


    Peer Production and Societal Transformation. Ten Patterns Developed by the Oekonux Project
    by Stefan Meretz html
    Peer Production and Societal Transformation: A Practice-Based Perspective
    by Maurizio Teli html
    A Note on Evaluation Processes for Social Phenomena with Ambitious Claims
    by Toni Prug html