Mapping and navigating transitions—The multi-level perspective compared with arenas of development
AbstractTransitions of socio-technical systems imply the reconfiguration of institutions and politics making made evident the need to understand and intervene in existing patterns of growth and socio-technical practices in more sustainable directions. In recent decades, theories of transitions have been introduced, which include the multi-level approach indicating ways to govern transitions through understanding the interactions between niches, regimes and landscapes. An alternative approach is suggested, which takes its outset in arenas of development and increased awareness of actors and their way of interpreting context and performing interventions.
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Volume (Year): 41 (2012)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
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Transition theory; Socio-technical regimes; Arenas of development; Actor-worlds; Actors’ navigation;
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