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Governing local social innovations against poverty across Europe

Stijn Oosterlynck, Yuri Kazepov, and Andreas Novy

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this introductory chapter, we present our understanding of the core concepts of this book, namely social innovation and poverty, and situate these concepts in contemporary debates on the ... More


The historical trajectory of social innovation in the European Union

Gert Verschraegen, Stijn Oosterlynck, Sebastiano Sabato, and Andreas Novy

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the history of practices and discourses of social innovation in the EU, thus demonstrating how EU institutions have shaped the meaning and content of social innovation over ... More


Modalities of governing the welfare mix

Stijn Oosterlynck and Pieter Cools

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

To address unmet social needs and tackle complex societal challenges, social innovation initiatives often mobilise new actors, resources and/or approaches within specific fields of social action. ... More


The multi-scalar puzzle of social innovation

Yuri Kazepov, Fabio Colombo, and Tatiana Saruis

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Most of the scholars emphasise the local dimension and the bottom-up dynamics as the modus of social innovation. At the same time, they tend to assume that other (higher) spatial, institutional and ... More


Conclusion: local social innovation and welfare reform

Stijn Oosterlynck, Andreas Novy, and Yuri Kazepov

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, we draw a range of overall conclusions from our case-study based investigation of how local social innovations operate as vehicles of welfare reform. We reflect on the impact of the ... More


Contradictory dynamics of empowerment in social innovation initiatives

Stijn Oosterlynck, Andreas Novy, Bernhard Leubolt, and Carla Weinzierl

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, we undertake a systematic analysis of the empowerment dimension of social innovation initiatives. The notions of social innovation and empowerment have a rather similar history. We ... More


Consolidating social innovation

Yuri Kazepov, Tatiana Saruis, and Fabio Colombo

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter addresses the consolidation processes of socially innovative initiatives. In particular, it aims at understanding which are the conditions favouring or constraining their (at least ... More


Leadership: Earning Respect, Improving the Community

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of formal and informal leaders, including local public officials and heads of voluntary organizations, in small communities' efforts to adapt to changing social and ... More


On Elephants, butterflies and lions: social protection, innovation and investment

Yuri Kazepov, Tatiana Saruis, and Fabio Colombo

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The rise of social innovation as a paradigm for social intervention is part of the ongoing restructuring process of post-war European welfare systems’. The chapter analyses this transformation ... More


Introducing social innovation

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

in Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The introductory chapter outlines some of the major social changes (e.g. in demography, employment and labour markets) which pose significant challenges to established social welfare systems. It ... More


Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Stijn Oosterlynck, Andreas Novy, and Yuri Kazepov (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Based on more than 30 case studies in eight different countries, this book explores the governance dynamics of local social innovations in the field of poverty reduction. The diverse team of ... More


Social innovation and social policy

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

in Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses how social innovation relates to debates in social and public policy analysis. The chapter outlines the respective normative, analytical and empirical questions raised by ... More


Social Innovation Policy in the European Union

Alex Nicholls and Daniel Edmiston

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter provides a detailed overview of the development of social innovation policy in the European Union. It makes an important analytical distinction between policy for social innovation and ... More


Social Investment in welfare: a sub-national perspective

Susan Baines, Judit Csoba, Flórián Sipos, and Andrea Bassi

in Implementing Innovative Social Investment: Strategic Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447347828
eISBN:
9781447347873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347828.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Taking a critical but sympathetic perspective, this chapter discusses recent debates around Social Investment as a new welfare paradigm. Scholarly and policy literature on Social Investment focus on ... More


Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides an introduction to the concept of Social Innovation for readers interested in social and public policy. It explains why social and public policy analysts, policy makers and ... More


Social Innovation Policy

Nadia von Jacobi, Alex Nicholls, Daniel Edmiston, Attila Havas, Klaus Kubeczko, György Molnár, Georg Mildenberger, and Gudrun Schimpf

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter addresses key issues that public policy seeking to support social innovation faces. Combining theoretical insights of the Extended Social Grid Model with empirical results obtained from ... More


Empirical Approaches to Social Innovation

Georg Mildenberger, Gudrun-Christine Schimpf, Enrica Chiappero-Martinetti, and Nadia von Jacobi

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter describes two empirical approaches with which social innovation and its potentially transformative role can be studied. Both are oriented towards the Extended Social Grid Model (ESGM) ... More


Knowledge for social innovation

Andreas Novy, Pieter Cools, Gert Verschraegen, and Carla Weinzierl

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter investigates two ideal types of knowledge about and for social innovations combating poverty: A model of linear change based on standardized knowledge and a context-sensitive model based ... More


The adoption of NIS in the Finnish science and technology policy of the 1990s

Reijo Miettinen

in Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199692613
eISBN:
9780191750762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692613.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

Chapter 4 analyzes the adoption and use of the national innovation system approach in the Finnish science and technology policy of the 1990s and 2000s. The term was used to create a consensus around ... More


The Extended Social Grid Model

Alex Nicholls and Rafael Ziegler

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

For the analysis of social innovation and marginalization processes, the Extended Social Grid Model (ESGM) proposes a plural focus on social sources of power—cultural, economic, security-related, ... More


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