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Presumptive Design by Charles Lambdin, Leo Frishberg

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Appendix A

The Cases

Challenging Research Protocols/Social Innovation

PrD can be used to explore problem spaces in a wide variety of contexts and settings beyond product or service development. The cases in this section illustrate PrD’s use for a wide range of goals: from social innovation in Englewood, Illinois, to rapidly capturing rich anthropological insights in Ghana. Two additional cases highlight PrD’s flexibility: the design of a game to learn about Chicago residents and the design of workshops for teaching PrD.

The Case of Constricted Collective Conversation

The Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) had a challenge. The residents of this south Chicago neighborhood were not coming together as a community in ways that enabled ...

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