The Development of an Information System for the Solidarity Economy Movement

  • Alan Freihof Tygel Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
  • Celso Alexandre Souza de Alvear Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Keywords: Community Informatics, Community Economic Development, Social Cohesion, Solidarity Economy, Social Capital

Abstract

This article aims to describe and analyze the development process of Cirandas (www.cirandas.net), an information system geared towards the Solidarity Economy community in Brazil. The creation of a virtual community incorporated in a real community permits an analysis of the similarities and differences between both instances of the community.

Published
2011-06-11
How to Cite
Tygel, A., & de Alvear, C. A. (2011). The Development of an Information System for the Solidarity Economy Movement. The Journal of Community Informatics, 7(1-2). Retrieved from http://ci-journal.net/index.php/ciej/article/view/660