Future of Platform Economy: Digital Platform as New Economic Actor and Instance of Social Control

Anna Markeeva, Olga Gavrilenko

Abstract


The digital technologies have irreversible impact on social structures, institutions and mundane practices. This forces to raise again the classical social-philosophical question about social control, its forms, modes of realization, points of application and stakes, and about emerging economic regimes, claiming to be basic and defining. This article presents the attempt to describe and analyze digital platforms as new economic actor and instance of social control.


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digital platform; platform economy; sharing economy; economic actor; social control; digital technologies; social resistance.

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