"marketplaces"

Rumors and Collective Sensemaking: Managing Ambiguity in an Informal Marketplace

Rumors are an enduring form of communication across socio-cultural landscapes globally. Counter to their typical negative association, rumors play a nuanced role, helping people collectively deal with problems through constructing a representation of …

Taming the Amazon: The Domestication of Online Shopping in Bangalore, India

Marketplaces are rich sites for studying existing practices surrounding technology adoption, as well as for understanding how the entry of new technologies impact a diversity of social-economic groups. With the high-profile entry of e-commerce …