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Social innovation and territorial development

Author: Diana MacCallum
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a broad-ranging and insightful exploration of social innovation and how it can affect life, society and economy, especially within local communities. It addresses key questions about the nature of social innovation as a process and a strategy and explores what opportunities may exist, or may be generated, for social innovation to nourish human development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Social innovation and territorial development.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2008039454
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana MacCallum
ISBN: 9780754696964 0754696960
OCLC Number: 646810228
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 172 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Introduction; PART I Social Innovation: Needs Satisfaction, Community Empowerment and Governance; 1 Social Innovation: Institutionally Embedded, Territorially (Re)Produced; 2 Social Innovation for Community Economies; 3 Microfinance, Capital for Innovation; 4 Civil Society, Governmentality and the Contradictions of Governance-beyond-the-State: The Janus-face of Social Innovation; PART II Cities and Socially Innovative Neighbourhoods.
Responsibility: edited by Diana MacCallum [and others].

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