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Social innovation and natural disasters: the "Casa Italia" Plan
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE 
Author/s: Francesco Pagliacci, Margherita Russo, Laura Sartori 
Year:  2017 Issue: 113 Language: English 
Pages:  16 Pg. 87-102 FullText PDF:  643 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SUR2017-113006
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This article critically reads the Plan "Casa Italia" in light of a Social Innovation approach combined with a socio-economic perspective, underlying the main challenges the Plan faces to be effectively implemented. It also discusses some policy implications. The Plan could serve as an efficient tool for social innovation only when it integrates a socio-economic perspective within its dominant engineering and technical matrix.
Keywords: Territorial resilience, process, social innovation, natural disasters, risk reduction, risk prevention.

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Francesco Pagliacci, Margherita Russo, Laura Sartori, in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 113/2017, pp. 87-102, DOI:10.3280/SUR2017-113006

   

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