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