This TRANSIT brief offers insights into the following questions: what is social learning, what does it consist of in the case of SI initiatives, and why is social learning important – even foundational – for SI initiatives as well as wider society? The brief also, brief provides insight into the role of networks in social learning for social innovation. Answers to these questions are illustrated with empirical examples from the following three (TRANSIT) cases: Slow Food, Credit Unions & Financial Cooperatives and Eco-villages.
Dumitru, A., Lema-Blanco, I., Kunze, I., Kemp, R., Wittmayer, J., Haxeltine, A., García-Mira, R., Zuijderwijk, L. and Cozan, S. (2017) Social learning in social innovation initiatives : learning about systemic relations and strategies for transformative change (TRANSIT Brief ; 4), TRANSIT: EU SHH.2013.3.2-1 Grant agreement no: 613169.
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