This book examines why social innovation is important to social policy analysis. It discusses the theoretical and policy context of this concept; its origin and background; why it has emerged to prominence in recent years and how it has been applied.
Simone Baglioni is Professor of Politics in the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University. He is the coordinator of the EU Horizon 2020 project SIRIUS and a principal investigator in the "TransSol" and "Fab-Move" projects dealing with social innovation and collective actions issues. Stephen Sinclair is Professor of Social Policy and a researcher in the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University. He is co-Director of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit at GCU.
Preface Introducing social Innovation Social innovation and social policy Social innovation and food poverty Social innovation and care provision Social innovation and employment Conclusion