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Author Moulaert, Frank.

Title The International Handbook on Social Innovation : Collective Action, Social Learning and Transdisciplinary Research / Edited by Frank Moulaert, KU Leuven, Belgium, Diana MacCallum, Curtin University, Australia, Abid Mehmood, Cardiff University, UK, Abdelillah Hamdouch, University of Tours, France
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2013
Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, [2013]


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Description xxii, 500 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Elgar original reference
Elgar original reference.
Contents I. Social innovation: from concept to theory and practice -- II. Social innovation theory: its role in knowledge building -- III. Instructive case studies in social innovation analysis -- IV. Social innovation analysis: methodologies -- V. Collecitve action, institutional leverage and public policy -- VI. Frontiers in social innovation research
Summary This enriching Handbook covers many aspects of the scientific and socio-political debates on social innovation today. The contributors provide an overview of theoretical perspectives, methodologies and instructive experiences from all continents, as well as implications for collective action and policy. They argue strongly for social innovation as a key to human development. The Handbook defines social innovation as innovation in social relations within both micro and macro spheres, with the purpose of satisfying unmet or new human needs across different layers of society. It connects social i
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Organizational change.
Social change.
Social movements.
Sustainable development -- Social aspects.
Author Moulaert, Frank, editor of compilation
LC no. 2012955457
ISBN 1849809984 (hbk.)
1849809992 (ebook)
9781849809986 (cased)
9781849809993 (ebook)