Markets of Good Intentions

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dc.contributor.author Buchhorn, Adam
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-22
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-22T11:52:26Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-22T11:52:26Z
dc.date.issued 2010-04-22
dc.identifier.isbn 9788759384299
dc.identifier.issn 0906-6934
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8048
dc.description.abstract This research project examines markets for biogas plants in Denmark, referred to simply as biogas markets, as a fragile and controversial process of framing and organizing by analyzing how unexpected events, called ‘overflows’, and controversies influence how markets frame biogas plants as a valuable economic good and ensure biogas plants are implemented through market transactions. Without well-constructed and well-organized markets these fundamental economic functions cannot take place. The overarching argument of the project is that to realize changing technical, political, and socio-economic intentions of biogas the market must be framed and organized to reframe and solve overflows and controversies that characterize biogas markets in Denmark. Otherwise, what we end up with are ‘markets of good intentions’. Although they are rarely predicted and constitute the robustness as well as the source of the inevitable fragility and controversy of the market, it is essential to the framing of biogas plants as a valuable commodity and the completion of transactions, that overflows and controversies are addressed and internalized into the market assemblage. This involves identifying and rendering them debatable based on the calculations and other elements that underpin the alleged value of biogas and the actions of market actors... en_US
dc.format.extent 289 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Handelshøjskolens Forlag en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Ph.d. serie;17.2010
dc.title Markets of Good Intentions en_US
dc.type phd en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt10apr22 liga en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Organisation en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort IOA en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Organization en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort IOA en_US
dc.idnumber 9788759384299 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2010 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Constructing and Organizing Biogas Markets Amid Fragility and Controversy en_US


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