The Atlas of Social Innovation gathers leading experts to deliver new intelligence on the diversity of Social Innovation complemented by the results of the international research project SI-DRIVE. The articles reflect the diversity, broadness and usability of Social Innovation in different parts of the world, prove the variety of actors and their interaction and explore the systemic character and concept of Social Innovation. They provide insights into the current trends of Social Innovation research, thereby building up a knowledge repository for a growing community of practitioners, policy makers and researchers. The Atlas of Social Innovation ultimately opens up new avenues to unfold the potential of Social Innovation in the search for new social practices enhancing a secure future evolution and allow people to live a richer and more fulfilled human life.

62 articles in one book for the first time provide a comprehensive overview of social innovation initiatives from around the globe. Leading experts share new insights in social innovation research and present role-model approaches in different socio-cultural environments.

The interactive map of 1.005 cases of social innovation worldwide allows its users to get to know social innovation initiatives in the policy fields of employment, education, environment, energy, transport and mobility, health and social care, as well as poverty reduction and sustainable development from all around the globe.

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