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FIRST SI-DRIVE REPORT COMPLETED. THEORETICAL approaches to social innovation - a critical literature review

The SI-DRIVE report “Theoretical approaches to Social Innovation – A Critical Literature Review” delivers a comprehensive overview on the state of the art of theoretically relevant building blocks for advancing a conceptual understanding of social innovation.

sidrive_logo It collects different approaches which are conducive to a deeper understanding of social innovation. The chapters, focusing on (1) Theories of Social Change, (2) Social Innovation Studies and (3) Innovation and Management Studies, help to clarify the scientific concept of social innovation as a new combination or figuration of social practices. The report will guide the upcoming empirical research: the mapping of social innovation cases in the seven policy fields of SI-DRIVE as well as the case study analysis.

 

The report is available here: FIRST SI-DRIVE REPORT