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Understanding social and public labs

Author: Geoff Mulgan
SIX Global Council
Published Date: 12 February 2014

This article was originally writted by Geoff Mulgan on the Nesta website.

I've written a paper looking at the various social and public labs I’ve come across around the world.

It suggests a typology for understanding them and describes some of the challenges they face – in particular, the radical’s dilemma of having to work both inside and outside established systems. 

Download The radical’s dilemma: an overview of the practice and prospects of Social and Public Labs.

Comments and additions welcome.