The challenge of social innovation in urban revitalisation: Review: Book: The challenge of social innovation in urban revitalisation (Paul Drewe, Juan-Luis Klein and Edward Hulsbergen (eds))

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The world is going through major turmoils. While the strength of the financial crisis and the resulting economic recession have downgraded climate change and the energy crisis to issues of secondary concerns, there is every reason to assume that so-called developed countries will suffer severely from the current unique accumulation of public debt. Although managers of financial markets try to spread the image of a return to normality, it would be short-sighted to believe that business as usual will be sustainable. At this conjuncture we need new concepts and new practices to react to a changing world. Therefore, publications dedicated to social innovations are highly welcome. This book, edited by Drewe, Klein and Hulsbergen, deals with one domain of innovative practice; urban revitalization.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104 - 111
JournalPlanning Theory
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Austrian Classification of Fields of Science and Technology (ÖFOS)

  • 506007 International relations
  • 502027 Political economy
  • 502049 Economic history
  • 509003 Development cooperation
  • 504030 Economic sociology
  • 507014 Regional development
  • 507019 Urban development planning
  • 507
  • 507016 Regional economy
  • 509
  • 507026 Economic geography

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