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From open source to open government : a critique of open politics

  title={From open source to open government : a critique of open politics},
  author={Nathaniel Tkacz},
  • N. Tkacz
  • Published 1 November 2012
  • Political Science
Notions of openness are increasingly visible in a great number of political developments, from activist groups, software projects, political writings and the institutions of government. And yet, there has been very little reflection on what openness means, how it functions, or how seemingly radically different groups can all claim it as their own. Openness, it seems, is beyond disagreement and beyond scrutiny. This article considers the recent proliferation of openness as a political concept… 
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