Social innovation: A new instrument for social change?

Cornelius Schubert*

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Abstract

Rampant, unbridled change appears as a ubiquitous phenomenon that holds broad segments of contemporary society in its grasp. Industrialization, individualization, rationalization—they are all seemingly fateful processes that dismantle and reconstruct society in a never-ending parade of novel forms. The more differentiation occurs within societal fields, the more interdependent they are and the more complex and dynamic the exchanges that constitute social order between them inevitably become.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovation Society Today
Subtitle of host publicationPerspectives, Fields, and Cases
EditorsWerner Rammert, Arnold Windeler, Hubert Knoblauch, Michael Hutter
Place of Publication Wiesbaden
PublisherSpringer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH
Pages371-391
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-658-19269-3
ISBN (Print)978-3-658-19268-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sep 2017
Externally publishedYes

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