The International Handbook on Social Innovation: Collective Action, Social Learning and Transdisciplinary Research

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Frank Moulaert
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2013 - History - 500 pages
ŠThe challenges of poverty and social exclusion cannot be fully resolved through conventional public sector policies and market-led innovation. The case studies in this Handbook capture some of the key success factors of socially innovative action in diff
 

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Contents

General introduction the return of social innovation as a scientific concept and a social practice
1
FROM CONCEPT TO THEORY AND PRACTICE
7
Introduction social innovation at the crossroads between science economy and society
9
intuition precept concept theory and practice
13
2 Social innovation in governance and public management systems
25
3 Social innovation social economy and social enterprise
40
4 Social innovation in an unsustainable world
53
5 Social innovation through arts and creativity
67
METHODOLOGIES
257
Introduction reality as a guide for SI research methods?
259
19 A transversal reading of social innovation in European cities
264
20 Qualitative approaches for the study of socially innovative initiatives
274
21 Research strategies for assets and strengths based community development
285
22 Technological incubators of solidarity economy initiatives
299
23 Partnershipbased research
308
24 Social innovation in public elder care
320

6 Microcredit as a social innovation
80
7 Social innovation for People
93
ITS ROLE IN KNOWLEDGE BUILDING
105
Introduction social innovation an idea longing for theory
107
8 Social innovation research
110
9 Social innovation
131
10 Social sustainability
142
11 Theorizing multilevel governance in social innovation dynamics
155
12 Towards a Deleuzeaninspired methodology for social innovation research and practice
169
PART III INSTRUCTIVE CASE STUDIES IN SOCIAL INNOVATION ANALYSIS
181
Introduction social innovation experience and action as a lead for research
183
13 Just another roll of the dice
186
14 From book container to community centre
197
15 Venturing off the beaten path
207
16 Knowledge building and organizational behavior
219
17 Going beyond physical urban planning interventions
230
18 Social innovation through the arts in rural areas
242
25 Reflections on the form and content of Participatory Action Research
332
PART V COLLECTIVE ACTION INSTITUTIONAL LEVERAGE AND PUBLIC POLICY
341
Introduction the institutional space for social innovation
343
26 Learning from case studies of social innovation in the field of social services
346
27 The social and solidaritybased economy as a new field of public action
361
28 The Québec Model
371
29 The linkages between popular education and solidarity economy in Brazil
384
30 Local associations in Chile
397
31 Gender and social innovation
412
PART VI FRONTIERS IN SOCIAL INNOVATION RESEARCH
425
Introduction the pillars of social innovation research and practice
427
32 Innovative forms of knowledge production
430
33 Holistic research methodology and pragmatic collective action
442
34 Social innovation for community economies
453
35 Framing social innovation research
466
Index
481
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