Social Innovation and Civil Society in Urban Governance: Strategies for an Inclusive City


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This scholarly article seeks to explore the role of civil society in new urban governance arrangements that will hopefully contribute to counter the trends towards social exclusion.

This article seeks to contribute to a conceptualization of social innovation in urban development. Social innovation is understood as both a normative and analytical concept in the formation and analysis of solutions to social exclusion problems in European cities and one with an eventual input into the development of new social integration strategies. Read the Entire Article


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