Social innovation: making a case for participatory approaches

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2019
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Van Rheede
KEYWORDS: INEQUALITY, POVERTY, SOCIAL INNOVATION
DEPARTMENT: Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTii)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10676

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Abstract

Increasing poverty and inequality, alongside technology, are indicative that technological innovation only benefits an elite few. We need to start disrupting traditional structures around what society needs and drive social innovation with the same vigour as technological innovation.