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Engaging (Past) Participants: The Case of radicalprintshops.org 

Baines persuasively describes her experiment to mobilize the participatory potential of wikis through the instigation of the open access wiki, radicalprintshops.org. While wikis are mostly utilized as a means for closed groups in academic research to manage research data Baines conceives it as a method for research. The chapter explicates how wikis can act as an important part of empirical research in two ways: first, radicalprintshops.org is an attempt to balance the nature of the research process and its

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Free Radicals • Online • Afterall

Between the late 1960s and 1970s numerous alternative printshops were set up across the UK, with the founding objective of producing, providing or facilitating the cheap and safe printing of radical materials. They were started by libertarians, aligned and non-aligned Marxists, anarchists and feminists, and as such were constitutive of the fractured and fractious politics of the post-1968 left. Emerging mostly at the tail end of, or just after, the 1960s underground culture, they arose in a period that saw

Source: Free Radicals • Online • Afterall