Social Innovation and Participatory Governance? (…)

Special Issue « Social Innovation and Participatory Governance? Exploring Their Relationship in the Context of Urban Sustainability and Climate Adaptation »

La revue Sustainability prépare actuellement un numéro spécial intitulé « Innovation sociale et gouvernance participative ? Explorer leurs relations dans le contexte de la durabilité urbaine et de l’adaptation au climat ». Dr. Beatrice John, Dr. Thorsten Heimann, Dr. Lena Bendlin et Dr. Julia Teebken agissent en tant que rédacteurs invités pour ce numéro.

La date limite de soumission est le 30 avril 2021.

Pour plus d’informations, veuillez suivre le lien vers le site Web du numéro spécial à l’adresse : https://www.mdpi.com/si/sustainability/social_innovation_climate

The journal Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050, IF 2.576) is currently running a Special Issue entitled « Social Innovation and Participatory Governance? Exploring Their Relationship in the Context of Urban Sustainability and Climate Adaptation ». Dr. Beatrice JohnDr. Thorsten HeimannDr. Lena Bendlin and Dr. Julia Teebken are serving as Guest Editors for this issue.

This Special Issue aims to reflect on the different notions of “participatory governance” in different social and cultural contexts, which modes of participatory governance exist, and in how far they carry transformative potential for different types of change. Therefore, the Special Issue aims to explore to what extent participatory governance can trigger the development of social innovation in times of crisis—such as (but not limited to) climate change. We would like to encourage researchers to discuss theoretical and empirical results in the field of urban climate adaptation and/or sustainability in large and smaller cities as well as townships. […]

For further reading, please follow the link to the Special Issue Website at: https://www.mdpi.com/si/sustainability/social_innovation_climate

The submission deadline is 30 April 2021. You may send your manuscript now or up until the deadline. Submitted papers should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. We also encourage authors to send a short abstract or tentative title to the Editorial Office in advance (sustainability@mdpi.com).