Brandsen, Taco

Social Innovations in the Urban Context

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Social Innovation: A Sympathetic and Critical Interpretation
Taco Brandsen, Adalbert Evers, Sandro Cattacin, Annette Zimmer

Part II. Urban Contexts for Local Innovations

2. Urban Governance and Social Innovations
Sandro Cattacin, Annette Zimmer

3. Everybody on Board? Opportunity Structures for Social Innovations in Münster
Christina Rentzsch

4. Inertia, Clearings, and Innovations in Malmö
Ola Segnestam Larsson, Marie Nordfeldt, Anna Carrigan

5. Birmingham, Priority to Economics, Social Innovation at the Margins
Nadia Brookes, Jeremy Kendall, Lavinia Mitton

6. Social Policies and Governance in Geneva: What About Social Innovation?
Patricia Naegeli

7. Milan: A City Lost in the Transition from the Growth Machine Paradigm Towards a Social Innovation Approach
Giuliana Costa, Roberta Cucca, Rossana Torri

8. Poor but Sexy? Berlin as a Context for Social Innovation
Benjamin Ewert

Part III. Local Social Innovations

9. Social Innovations as Messages: Democratic Experimentation in Local Welfare Systems
Adalbert Evers, Taco Brandsen

10. Warsaw: Paving New Ways for Participation of Mothers, Fathers, and Children in Local Public and Social Life—The MaMa Foundation
Renata Siemieńska, Anna Domaradzka, Ilona Matysiak

11. Zagreb: Parents in Action—Innovative Ways of Support and Policies for Children, Women and Families
Gojko Bežovan, Jelena Matančević, Danijel Baturina

12. Amsterdam: Neighbourhood Stores for Education, Research, and Talent Development—The BOOT Project
Francesca Broersma, Taco Brandsen, Joost Fledderus

13. Lille Metropolis: Co-production of Housing in a Major Urban Renewal District
Laurent Fraisse

14. Pamplona: Neighbourhood Children Services—A Grassroots and Local Council Initiative
Manuel Aguilar Hendrickson, Marta Llobet Estany

15. Berlin: Kreuzberg Acts—Entrepreneurship in the District
Benjamin Ewert, Adalbert Evers

16. Milan: “We Help You to Help Yourself”—The Project of the Fondazione Welfare Ambrosiano
Stefania Sabatinelli, Giuliana Costa

17. Stockholm: Innovative Ways of Supporting Children of Single (Lone) Mothers
Marie Nordfeldt, Ola Segnestam Larsson, Anna Carrigan

18. Nijmegen: Work Corporations—for the Unemployed, by the Unemployed
Joost Fledderus, Taco Brandsen, Francesca Broersma

19. Birmingham: The Youth Employment and Enterprise Rehearsal Project
Nadia Brookes, Jeremy Kendall, Lavinia Mitton

20. Birmingham: A “Locality Approach” to Combating Worklessness
Nadia Brookes, Jeremy Kendall, Lavinia Mitton

21. Münster: How Prevention Visits Improve Local Child Protection
Andrea Walter, Danielle Gluns

22. Barcelona: A Citizen’s Agreement for an Inclusive City
Teresa Montagut, Gemma Vilà, Sebastià Riutort

23. Bern: Integration Guidelines
Maxime Felder

Part IV. Conclusions

24. The Implicit Normative Assumptions of Social Innovation Research: Embracing the Dark Side
Ola Segnestam Larsson, Taco Brandsen

25. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Social Innovation
Taco Brandsen, Adalbert Evers, Sandro Cattacin, Annette Zimmer

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Social Policy, Political Theory

Publication year
Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies
Page amount
13 pages
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