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What do government officials, social movement activists, artists, designers, charities and researchers have in common? They are all developing and testing out new forms of public participation – such as direct action, public art, online platforms, and participatory research – often in response either to perceived inequalities, the limitations of top down forms of public organisation or the fracturing of traditional forms of belonging.
Participation Now is an Open University research project that aims to facilitate debate and mutual learning among the many different actors involved, so that we better understand these new forms of public participation in the broader social and political context in which they are situated. This page provides a platform for contributions to this debate. Read on...
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