Seven dimensions of contemporary participation disentangled

@article{Kelty2015SevenDO,
  title={Seven dimensions of contemporary participation disentangled},
  author={Christopher M. Kelty and Aaron Panofsky and Morgan E. Currie and Roderic N. Crooks and Seth Erickson and Patricia Garcia and Michael Wartenbe and Stacy Wood},
  journal={Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
  year={2015},
  volume={66}
}
Participation is today central to many kinds of research and design practice in information studies and beyond. From user‐generated content to crowdsourcing to peer production to fan fiction to citizen science, the concept remains both unexamined and heterogeneous in its definition. Intuitions about participation are confirmed by some examples, but scandalized by others, and it is difficult to pinpoint why participation seems to be robust in some cases and partial in others. In this paper we… 
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