- xi, 542 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Kuhlmann, Stefan,Ordóñez-Matamoros, Gonzalo,
- Contents note continued: 14.Inclusive innovation in small producers' clusters in Vietnam: policy implications from grounded theory / Jaap Voeten -- 15.The dynamics of communitarian innovation: the case of rural water supply and sanitation (WSS) systems in Costa Rica / Pablo Catalan -- 16.Foundations and philanthropic organizations in the development of new science and technology: the case of micro- and nanotechnology in Mexico / Dominique Vinck -- 17.Theoretical and policy failures in technologies and innovation for social inclusion: the cases of social housing, renewal energy and food production in Argentina / Paula Juarez.Contents note continued: 7.Tensions of science, technology and innovation policy in Mexico: analytical models, institutional evolution, national capabilities and governance / Martin Puchet -- 8.The Colombian system of science, technology and innovation in transition: how governance is being affected / Monica Salazar -- 9.̀Tinkering' with tea: science, technology and innovation policies in Tanzania's agricultural research system / Emmanuel Simbua -- 10.Innovation and inclusive growth in the small-scale fishing sector of the Fonseca Gulf, Central America / Jeffrey Orozco -- 11.Policy spree or policy paralysis: an evaluation of India's efforts at encouraging firm-level innovative activities / Sunil Mani -- 12.Nigeria's STI policy and the dilemma of implementation / Williams Owolabi Siyanbola -- pt. III INNOVATION PRACTICE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES -- 13.Science, technology and innovation for what? Exploring the democratization of knowledge as an answer / Judith Sutz --Contents: pt. I THEORETICAL CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES -- 1.Dancing without listening to the music: learning from some failures of the ̀national innovation systems' in Latin America / Francois Thoreau -- 2.Science, technology and innovation policy that is responsive to innovation performers / Gillian M. Marcelle -- 3.Out of sync: innovation policy and theory in unequal societies / Britta Rennkamp -- 4.Modes of innovation and the prospects for economic development in South Africa and Tanzania / Mario Scerri -- 5.Emerging innovation systems (EIS) and take-off issues in North African economies: evidence from Algeria / Abdelkader Djeflat -- pt. II GOVERNANCE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES -- 6.The challenge of alignment and barriers for the design and implementation of science, technology and innovation policies for innovation systems in developing countries / Ramon Padilla-Perez --Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: Although in recent years some emerging economies have improved their performance in terms of R&D investment, outputs and innovative capacity, these countries are still blighted by extreme poverty, inequality and social exclusion. Hence, emerging countries are exposed to conditions which differ quite substantially from the dominant OECD model of innovation policy for development and welfare. This Research Handbook contributes to the debate by looking at how innovation theory, policy and practice interact, and explains different types of configurations in countries that are characterized by two.