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2016 Community advice offices: taking charge in marginalised communities

This chapter explores some aspects of these broader questions in relation to the community advice office (CAO) sector in South Africa. CAOs ...

2016 Borderline innovation, marginalized communities: universities and inclusive development in ecologically fragile locations

Where do the notional boundaries of the concept of innovation lie, and what does this mean for the study of innovation in socially marginali...

2014 Linking universities and marginalised communities: South African case studies of innovation focused on livelihoods in informal settings

The project aims to make a conceptual and methodological contribution to research on innovation, development and higher education. It challe...