Technology and Innovation for Social Change

Rigidity exists among technologists and social thinkers end result of the impression know-how and innovation have on social values and norms, that is frequently considered as harmful to the cultural cloth of a country or society. because the international enterprise surroundings is the context within which implementation of expertise and innovation happens, it really is commonly approved because the significant explanation for such conflicts. during this backdrop, this edited ebook integrates autonomous learn from around the globe. It bargains with the character and value of know-how, innovation and social swap in addition to the relationships among them, and discusses the importance of social entrepreneurship from social innovation and know-how perspectives.

Research parts lined are concerning the advance and deployment of expertise, innovation and information in social switch, features of associations, versions, position of presidency and company social accountability and group involvement. a number of points of social switch are mentioned within the context of India, Mexico, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Nigeria and different African nations. yet society doesn't silently settle for technologically enforced adjustments; occasionally expertise is noticeable as an enemy of inclusive development and for lots of, monetary improvement is an anti-thesis of social switch. chosen case reports on sector-specific applied sciences, akin to using genetically transformed seeds in agriculture, which has impacted the industry and society, are significantly analyzed to strengthen insights into the adoption of know-how and its impression. whilst it examines coverage comparable concerns, with none bias in prefer of, or opposed to, a selected expertise.

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109 Archana Singh and Satyajit Majumdar eight Social swap utilizing Innovation and expertise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred twenty five Bharat Damani and Vishal Sardeshpande nine influence of know-how and Social swap at the family members in Nigeria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Gladys Idogo half IV Case reviews 10 Bacillus thuringiensis Cotton in India: Debates Surrounding Agricultural Biotechnology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 Madhulika Kumari and Sambit Mallick eleven Revival of Crafts and Social swap: Case research on Dholka . . . . . a hundred seventy five Smriti Saraswat 12 know-how and Social switch one of the Ho Adivasis (Tribals) of West Singhbhum, Jharkand, India . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 Upasana Ray and Asoka Kumar Sen in regards to the members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 thesaurus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 Contributors Nia Choi Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, tuition of administration and Labour reviews, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India Bharat Damani Indian Institute of know-how (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India Uchenna R. Efobi institution of commercial, Covenant college, Ota, Nigeria Samapti Guha Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, university of administration and Labour experiences, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India Gladys Idogo Delta country collage, Abraka, Delta country, Nigeria Madhulika Kumari division of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of know-how, Guwahati, India Satyajit Majumdar Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, institution of administration and Labour stories, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India Sambit Mallick division of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of know-how, Guwahati, India Nadiya Marakkath Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, university of administration and Labour stories, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India M onica Isabel Garcı´a Mora Institute for improvement of Innovation and expertise in Small and Medium businesses (Iditpyme), college of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico Evans S. Osabuohien division of Economics and improvement reports, Covenant collage, Ota, Nigeria Upasana Ray Centre for schooling, principal college of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India Smriti Saraswat division of structure and making plans, Indian Institute of expertise, Roorkee, India xiii xiv participants Vishal Sardeshpande Indian Institute of expertise (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai, India Asoka Kumar Sen self sustaining Researcher (Tribal History), Chaibasa, India Archana Singh Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, institution of administration and Labour stories, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India Yaso Thiru Alaska Pacific collage, Anchorage, AK, united states Jose´ G. Vargas-Herna´ndez collage heart for monetary and Managerial Sciences, collage of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico About the Editors Satyajit Majumdar is a Professor on the middle for Social Entrepreneurship within the tuition of administration and Labour experiences of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (India), and teaches entrepreneurship, progress and know-how method, company social accountability and repair operations administration.

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