Reviewing and challenging socio-political approaches in the analysis of open collaboration and collective action onlineTrack: Workshops and panels
Authors: Mayo Fuster Morell, Johanna Niesyto and Benjamin Mako Hill
Empirical research on open collaboration and collective action online has begun in earnest only recently. Different research approaches have emerged over the last decades that aim at explaining the sociopolitical base of open collaboration.
The panel focuses on several key issues and challenges facing sociopolitical approaches in the analysis of open collaboration and collective action online, will atempt to map the main theoretical and methodological research trends, and finally, challenges the limitations and traps of current approaches while reflecting on the suitable ways to fruitfully analyses open collaboration.