Social Innovation: Blurring Boundaries to Reconfigure Markets

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

EditorAlex Nicholls, Alex Murdock

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Focusing on social innovation broadly conceived in the context of social entrepreneurship and social enterprise in their global context this bookis organised to address three of the most important themes in social innovation: strategies and logics, performance measurement and governance and finally sustainability and the environment.

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Focusing on social innovation broadly conceived in the context of social entrepreneurship and social enterprise in their global context this bookis organised to address three of the most important themes in social innovation: strategies and logics, performance measurement and governance and finally sustainability and the environment.

ALEX NICHOLLSis the first tenured lecturer in social entrepreneurship appointed at the University of Oxford, UK. He published in a wide range of peer reviewed journals and books, including four sole authored papers in Financial Times Top 30 Journals and eight book chapters. His 2009 paper on social investment won the Best Paper Award ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023028017X

ISBN - 13:9780230280175

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Table of Contents

The Nature of Social Innovation
PART I: CONTEXT AND FRAMEWORKS
The Theoretical Foundations of Social Innovation
Considering Context: Social Innovation and Social Enterprise in Comparative Perspective
The Loop, the Lens, and the Lesson: Using Resilience Theory to Examine Public Policy and Social Innovation
The Limits of Economic Value in Measuring the Performance of Social Innovation
PART II: STRATEGIES AND LOGICS
Social Innovation in the Delivery of Public Services: Social Enterprises: Cooperation and Competition
Agency in Social Innovation: Putting the 'Model of the Model' in the Agent
The 'Porcupine in the Room': Socio-Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators Within the Framework of Social Innovation
Social Entrepreneurs in a Social Innovation Ecosystem
PART III: SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION
Socio-Ecological Innovation and Transformation
Green Technology Implementation in Developing Countries: Opportunity Identification and Business Model Design
When David Meets Goliath: Sustainable Entrepreneurship and the Evolution of Markets