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Social Innovation in the City

New Enterprises for Community Development

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$4.50 • £3.95 • €4.00

ISBN 9780674813502

Publication Date: 01/01/1969

Short

200 pages

illustrated

World

This collection of working papers from an interdisciplinary study group of the Harvard University Program on Technology and Society is a first report of work in progress. Based on the premise that neither government nor business as presently organized can do the job of renewing American cities, the papers show that community-development organizations can be formed which achieve businesslike efficiency, growth, and innovation and which would respond to market-like rewards.

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