Chapter 23 Political Activism
Published: December 2017
Component type: chapter
Published in: Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks
Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911396512-3454
This chapter explores the engagement of peer-to-peer accommodation networks in activities not aligning directly with their corporate mission, including corporate social responsibility and activism. While corporate social responsibility aligns with societal values, activism often seeks to change them, thus potentially alienating customers. Yet Airbnb – the internationally leading commercial peer-to-peer accommodation network – is very proactively engaged in political activism, including fighting for marriage equality and against the tightening of US immigration law.
- Homa Hajibaba, Department of Tourism, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9754-5730
- Sara Dolnicar, Department of Tourism, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5176-3161
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- Sara Dolnicar, Department of Tourism, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5176-3161
Hajibaba & Dolnicar, 2017
Hajibaba, H. & Dolnicar, S. (2017) "Chapter 23 Political Activism" In: Dolnicar, S. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911396512-36121
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