Challenge Social Innovation: An Introduction

  • Hans-Werner Franz
  • Josef Hochgerner
  • Jürgen Howaldt
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Abstract

The introduction to the book provides information about the coordinates and intentions of the Challenge Social Innovation Conference that took place in September 2011 in Vienna. This conference was the principal background and framework of the book presented here. The introduction highlights the focal points of the authors invited to contribute to this book.

Keywords

Europe Arena OECD Metaphor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Werner Franz
    • 1
  • Josef Hochgerner
    • 2
  • Jürgen Howaldt
    • 1
  1. 1.Social Research CentreDortmund University of TechnologyDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Centre for Social InnovationViennaAustria

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