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Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

Abstract

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 practitioners should become familiar with this idea, and explores how social innovation relates to key debates and core issues in public welfare. The book explains how social innovation relates to more familiar concepts, such as entrepreneurship, technological and business innovation and social enterprise. It discusses the social and economic challenges behind the growing interest in social innovation acr ... More

Keywords: social innovation, social enterprise, entrepreneurship, social change, social problems, welfare reform, citizenship, food poverty, social care, employment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781447320104
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simone Baglioni, author
Glasgow Caledonian University

Stephen Sinclair, author
Glasgow Caledonian University