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Reflections on Mode 3, the Co-Evolution of Knowledge and Innovation Systems and How It Relates to Sustainable Development: Conceptual Framework for “Epistemic Governanceâ€

  • Alice B. M. Vadrot

    (Interdisciplinary Centre for Comparative Research in the Social Science (ICCR), Austria)

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    This paper is interested in raising the question to which extent the epistemological implications of the Mode 3 concept coincide with the respective knowledge understanding. The argumentation focuses on the article from David F. J. Campbell and Elias G. “Mode 3†and “Quadruple Helixâ€: Toward a 21st Century Fractal Innovation Ecosystem (2009) and aims to illuminate it from a theoretical perspective. The starting point is the elaborated basic understanding of knowledge as well as the interpretation of knowledge production.

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    Article provided by IGI Global in its journal International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD).

    Volume (Year): 2 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 44-52

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    Handle: RePEc:igg:jsesd0:v:2:y:2011:i:1:p:44-52
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