Michael H Goldhaber on Tue, 12 Aug 2008 14:49:23 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Analysis Without Analysis. Review of Clay Shirky's "Here Comes Everybody"

Thanks for this Brian, I've now looked through the first few pages of  
Powell, and it seems strikingly reminiscent of parts of  Michael Piore  
and Charles Sabel's 1984 "The Second Industrial Divide" (Basic, NY)


On Aug 11, 2008, at 1:49 PM, Brian Holmes wrote:

> I am surprised! The notion of "commons based peer production" is
> certainly new with Benkler, but networked production is not. Do
> neither Benkler or Shirky devote even a footnote to one of the most
> famous papers ever to be written about the organization of production,
> with an explicit reference to Coase in the title? I'm talking about
> Walter Powell's "Neither Market not Hierarchy: Network Forms of
> Organization," published way back in 1990.
> http://www.stanford.edu/~woodyp/papers/powell_neither.pdf

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