The socio-cultural basis for innovation

Knudsen, Jon (2018) The socio-cultural basis for innovation. In Isaksen, A., Martin, R. & Trippl, M. (eds.): New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems – Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons. New York: Springer. Pp 61-83

This chapter argues how regional economies and innovation practices should be understoood as integral parts of cultural varieties. The discussion offers a theoretical framework and exemplifies with cases from Norway.