Sharing Economies. For Each One. For All

  • Maria Rosanna Fossati
Part of the Research for Development book series (REDE)


This paper aims to increase awareness of the relationship between sharing economy initiatives and human diversity. The issue is characterized by particular physiological or pathological situations, or in consideration of different disabilities. Contemporary society is increasingly permeated by initiatives, in many areas, that facilitate people’s daily activities, and specific services are emerging from sharing economy’s area. The text will illustrate three different service design approaches: an exclusive, an integrative, and an inclusive ones. Case studies presented are mostly related to the mobility and hospitality, in Italy and Europe.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ricerca Soft Robotics for Human Cooperation and RehabilitationIstituto Italiano di TecnologiaGenovaItaly

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