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    • On the Agency and Dynamics of Transformative Social Innovation: TRANSIT Working Paper # 7 

      Haxeltine, Alex; Jørgensen, Michael Søgaard; Pel, Bonno; Dumitru, Adina; Avelino, Flor; Bauler, Tom; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Chilvers, Jason; Cipolla, Carla; Dorland, Jens; Elle, Morten; Garrido, S.; Kemp, René; Kunze, Iris; Longhurst, Noel; Pataki, György; Rach, Sarah; Renema, Jesse; Ruijsink, Saskia; Strasser, Tim; Tawakol, Donia; Weaver, Paul; Wittmayer, Julia (2016-11-01)
      [Abstract] This working paper presents a set of propositions about the agency and dynamics of transformative social innovation (TSI) that have been developed as part of an EU-funded research project entitled “TRANsformative ...
    • Report on Future Lifestyle Scenarios and Backcasting Vision Workshops 

      Blöbaum, Anke; Brizi, Ambra; Carrus, Giuseppe; Díaz-Ayude, Alberto; Dumitru, Adina; García-Mira, Ricardo; Krause, Karen; Lauer, Paul; Leising, Eline; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Macsinga, Irina; Maricchiolo, Fridanna; Martínez-Cabrera, Helena; Omann, Ines; Pandur, Vlad; Panno, Angelo; Pesch, Udo; Petri, Moritz; Quist, Jaco; Schulte, Maxie; Spekkink, Wouter; Thronicker, Ines (GLAMURS: EU SSH.2013.2.1-1, 2016-06)
      [Abstract] A participatory backcasting methodology has been developed for the GLAMURS project, entitled participatory backcasting for sustainable lifestyles and a green economy. It consists of two stakeholder workshops; a ...
    • Social Learning for Transformative Social Innovation 

      Dumitru, Adina; Kunze, Iris; Strasser, Tim; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; García-Mira, Ricardo; Kemp, René (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2016-09-30)
      [Abstract] The object of the present deliverable is the integration of the main outcomes of empirical research and integration activities developed within the TRANSIT project on the cross-cutting theme of “social learning” ...
    • Social Learning in Social Innovation Initiatives : Learning about Systemic Relations and Strategies for Transformative Change 

      Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Dumitru, Adina; Kunze, Iris; Wittmayer, Julia; Haxeltine, Alex; García Mira, Ricardo; Zuijderwijk, Linda; Cozan, Stefana (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2017)
      [Abstract] 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 ...
    • Survey on public perceptions of environmental risks 

      García-Mira, Ricardo; Martínez-Cabrera, Helena; Dumitru, Adina; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Orr, Paula (European Commission's Environment Directorate-General (DG Environment), 2015)
      [Abstract] The aim of this project was to understand the differences between public perception and scientific assessment of environmental risks and the main factors influencing the evolution of public perspectives in Europe. ...
    • Sustainable behaviour in the workplace: the role of universities in promoting pro-environmental behaviour 

      Dumitru, Adina (2015)
      [Resumen] Las organizaciones y sus empleados son algunos de los mayores consumidores de los recursos energéticos a nivel mundial (Kempton, Darley, & Stern, 1992; Oskamp, 2000; Stern, 2000). En los últimos años, hay cada ...
    • The Critical Turning Points Database; Concept, Methodology and Dataset of an International Transformative Social Innovation Comparison 

      Bonno, Pel; Bauler, Tom; Avelino, Flor; Backhaus, Julia; Ruijsink, Saskia; Jørgensen, Michael Søgaard; Kunze, Iris; Voss, G.; Dumitru, Adina; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Afonso, Rita; Cipolla, Carla; Longhurst, Noel; Dorland, Jens; Elle, Morten; Balázs, Bálint; Horváth, J.; Matolay, Reka; Wittmayer, Julia; Valderrama Pineda, A.; Serpa, Bibiana; Rösing Agostini, M.; Lajarthe, F.; Garrido, S.; Picabea, Facundo; Moreira, J.; Trentini, Florencia; Bidinost, Augistín; Weaver, Paul; Heimann, R.; Skropke, C.; Hoffmeister, K. L.; Tawakol, Donia; Olivotto, Veronica; Tsatsou, A.; Zahed, Y.; Moet, R.; Zuijderwijk, Linda; Renema, Jesse; Kemp, René (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2017-07-12)
      [Abstract] This working paper presents the TRANSIT open-access online database on Critical Turning Points (CTP) in Transformative Social Innovation. It specifies the contents of the database, comprising qualitative accounts ...
    • Theoretical Framework for the Definition of Locally-Embedded Future Policy Scenarios 

      Dumitru, Adina; Lema-Blanco, Isabel (SMARTEES project, 2019-10)
      [Abstract] This document presents the common conceptual framework for the development of locally embedded policy scenarios in the SMARTEES case studies. The conceptual framework will inform the methodology for the co-creation ...
    • TRANSIT WP3 Deliverable D3.2. A First Prototype of TSI Theory 

      Dumitru, Adina; Haxeltine, Alex; Avelino, Flor; Wittmayer, Julia; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Kemp, René; Pel, Bonno; Chilvers, Jason; Dorland, Jens; Hargreaves, Tom; Longhurst, Noel; Seyfang, Gill; Smith, Adrian; Jørgensen, Michael Søgaard; Weaver, Paul (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2015-04-30)
      [Abstract] The purpose of this deliverable (D3.2) of the TRANSIT research project is to report on the development of a ‘first prototype’ of a middle-range theory of transformative social innovation. The ‘prototype’ is ...
    • Translocal empowerment in transformative social innovation networks 

      Avellino, Flor; Dumitru, Adina; Cipolla, Carla; Kunze, Iris; Wittmayer, Julia (2020)
      [Abstract] This paper contributes to public and academic discussions on empowerment and social innovation by conceptualizing the mechanisms of empowerment from a social psychology perspective, and empirically exploring how ...
    • TSI-Narratives: Time Banking 

      Dumitru, Adina; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; García-Mira, Ricardo; Weaver, Paul (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2015-03-31)
      [Abstract] This report provides a very short summary of a full case-study report that includes indepth case-studies of Timebanking. Both, the full case reports and this summary, were guided by four empirical research ...
    • Urban Sustainability: Innovative Spaces, Vulnerabilities and Opportunities 

      García-Mira, Ricardo; Dumitru, Adina; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Casares-Gallego, Amparo; Díaz-Ayude, Alberto; Fraga Mosquera, Amelia; Goluboff Scheps, Miriam; García Fontán, Cristina (Institute of Psychosocial Studies and Research “Xoan Vicente Viqueira” & Deputación Provincial de A Coruña, 2014)
      [Abstract] The need to promote a debate among researchers from active research networks in IAPS is at the origin of this book on “Urban sustainability: Innovative spaces, vulnerabilities and opportunities”. This book is ...
    • WP 4 Case Study Report. Slow Food Movement 

      Dumitru, Adina; Kunze, Iris; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; García-Mira, Ricardo (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2016-03-15)
      [Abstract] This report presents the results of a case study developed on the Slow Food movement within the EU-FP7 funded TRANSIT Proyect. Slow Food is a International association founded to counter the rise of fast food ...
    • WP4 Case Study Report. Credit Unions 

      Dumitru, Adina; Haxeltine, Alex; Frances, Anne; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; García-Mira, Ricardo (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2015-01-23)
      [Abstract] This case study report presents the main result of the study conducted on the European credit unions movement, which focus on the European network FEBEA (the European Federation of Ethical and Alternative Banks, ...
    • WP4 Case Study Report. RIPESS 

      Pel, Bonno; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Dumitru, Adina (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2017-12-22)
      [Abstract] This report presents a case study on the RIPESS network (Réseau Intercontinental de Promotion de l'économie Sociale Solidaire), an intercontinental network set to promote the ‘social solidarity economy’ (SSE).
    • WP4 Case Study Report: Timebanking 

      Dumitru, Adina; Muijsers, Loes; Vasseur, Veronique; Lema-Blanco, Isabel; Weaver, Paul; García-Mira, Ricardo (TRANSIT: EU SSH.2013.3.2-1, 2016-11-15)
      [Abstract] This case study report focuses on how timebanking initiatives are organised both through networks and, sometimes, as stand-alone initiatives. The transnational network organisation under study is the hOurworld ...