Social innovation between necessity and opportunity

U. Berkis, I. Ozolanta, J. Vike, J. Blazarene

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The contribution of social innovation to the institutional changehas been studied in the case of promoting healthy ageing. While majorinstitutional change is well memorized by the present generation, theiterative approach to social innovation build up, and reaching the criticalmass for a leap is viewed in the context of a specific region and social group.Selected types of social innovations are projected in their impact on societalchallenges and institutional transformation potential.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSHS Web of Conferences
Subtitle of host publication5th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference SOCIETY. HEALTH. WELFARE
EditorsA. Vetra, L. Vilka
ISBN (Electronic)978-2-7598-9007-1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event5th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare" - Riga, Latvia
Duration: 26 Nov 201428 Nov 2014
Conference number: 5

Publication series

NameSHS Web of Conferences
ISSN (Print)2261-2424


Conference5th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Society. Health. Welfare"

Field of Science*

  • 5.4 Sociology
  • 5.2 Economy and Business

Publication Type*

  • 3.1. Articles or chapters in proceedings/scientific books indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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