Category Archives: Reports and Scientific Papers

New SI-DRIVE Report provides the first comprehensive examination…

While the Critical Literature Review focused on theoretical insights from development and innovation studies for a comprehensive concept of social innovation, the succeeding SI-DRIVE report Social Innovation and its Relationship to Social Change: Verifying existing Social Theories in reference to Social Innovation and its Relationship to Social Change examines the relationship between social innovation and social change. The analysis […]

Now available: First Comparative Analysis on the Worldwide…

The Comparative Analysis is based on empirical data of more than 1.000 social innovation cases. It delivers new insights into the diversity of social innovation approaches in different parts of the world used by practitioners, researchers and policy makers. It also provides an overview of various types of social innovations in seven policy areas (education, employment, environment […]

SI-DRIVE policy field reports

SI-DRIVE now published the seven summaries of the SI-DRIVE policy field reports. Please find the links  for download below. The summaries are based on the state-of-the-art reports in every policy field of SI-DRIVE, which provide policy field specific insights on social innovation and the related governance system. The state-of-the-art reports will be further elaborated during […]

Compilation of the state of the art reports on the seven SI-DRIVE…

SI-DRIVE published the “Compilation of the state of the art reports on the seven policy fields” by end of June. The report provides insights into the analysis of the key dimensions, elaborated in each of the seven policy fields, the practice fields identified in the different world regions and first observations concerning the relation between […]

Work Insertion Social Enterprises (WISEs) and their role in the…

The PhD thesis of Antonia Caro-Gonzalez studies the inclusion processes of immigrant workers in Basque WISEs. Starting from the idea that genuine social development is based on human development, a theoretical and methodological framework has been produced with the intention of: Analysing inclusion processes from three key elements: the conditioning factors, the enabling conditions, and […]

SI-DRIVE report “Theoretical approaches to Social…

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 theoretical understanding of social innovation. It collects different theoretical approaches which are conducive to a deeper understanding of social innovation. The chapters, focusing on […]