Social Innovation in Latin America: Maintaining and Restoring Social and Natural Capital

Social Innovation and Social and Natural Capital: Connecting the DotsStructure of the BookResearch Implications and Future ResearchI. Conceptual frameworks to understand social innovation and natural and social capital in Latin AmericaBuen Vivir, a decolonial approach to development The tales of 'development': the failure of its implementationsFrom where Buen Vivir concept is emerging?The conceptualisation of Buen VivirBuen Vivir's valuesCommunity: AylluSolidarity and reciprocity: Yanapay and AyniHarmony and complementarity: Turaq and Hunt'ayBuen Vivir's pillarsRights of natureCommunity well-beingDecolonisationPlurinational stateEconomic pluralismDémocratisationCritiques of Buen VivirConcluding remarksNotesReferencesGlobal governance to address local ills: The Universal Periodic Review aiding the creation of a third space in pursuit of land rights that support social innovation, biodiversity and natural capital in Latin AmericaColombia: land rights, social and natural capitalUPR: an apt global governance mechanismA global governance regimeUPR originsAn apt mechanismUPR recommendations to ColombiaRecommendations on the right to landRecommendations on indigenous peoplesRecommendations on human rights defendersUPR and civil societyCivil society - third cycle submissions for ColombiaCivil society - communities of practiceConclusion - towards a third space?NoteReferencesII. Social Innovation and Natural CapitalThe environment through the regulation of emissions resulting from the automobile journeys in PeruEnvironmental status of the metropolisTransport in Lima-Callao metropolisCity perspectiveVehicle volume and its characteristicsUrban travels and transport systemsSustainable urban mobility: the environmental challenge for a conscious citizenshipSustainable mobility campaignsSAN ISIDRO's district participation in the Sustainable Transport Awards 2018Proposals for stakeholder integration: participatory innovation in awareness and change of habitsPlay-City: live on play modePLAN B: rediscover the city without hasteConclusionsNotesReferencesThe Purepechas of Cheran: Community solidarity, public security and environmental conservation in MexicoResistance and reconstruction: the historical agency of the Pueblos Originarios in MexicoMichoacán: Intersecting Neoliberal Policies, Organized Crime, and Indigenous Resistance and MobilizationCherán: Women Stepping Up for Public SecurityConclusionsNotesReferencesThe sustainable innovation of Salinerito in EcuadorContext and starting point of the Salinas innovation processThe innovation processImmediate responsesOrganizational structuring and strengtheningStrengthening - diversification of work sourcesFrom cooperativism to social and solidary economyAchievementsChallengesConclusionsNotesReferencesSocio-technical regimes to understand grassroots innovations and natural capital in ChileDynamics of transformation in the agri-food system in ChileA foodscape in disputeContext and tensions in the agri-food regimeA historical glance at the development of the Chilean agri-food regimeThe conflict on waterFood inequality and obesityNiches: building alternatives for the transition to sustainabilitySocial organizations, social and urban solidarity economiesRural social organizations, social and rural solidarity economiesNiche-regime interaction as spaces for social innovationDemocratization and politicization of foodPublic procurement policy for local foodsConclusionsAcknowledgementsReferencesIII. Social Innovation and Human CapitalEntrepreneurship, associativity and social technologies in rural communities: A reading from the Papal Encyclical Laudato Si in ColombiaRelations between the management of solidarity organizations from a society-nature approachMethodologyData gathering toolsFindingsCase a. Solidarity micro franchisesCase b. Association of fish farmers of the Villeros DamCase c. Solidarity organizations in the municipality of Granada and CocornáDiscussionConclusionReferencesCooperativism in Acapulco, México: Roberto Cafiedo Villareal, Maria del Carmen Barragan Mendoza, and Daniel Francisco Nagao MenezesBackground: the socio-economic and political conditions of Brazil, Colombia and MexicoCooperative movement and the Social and Solidarity Economy. Values of the SSE in the territoryConceptual theoretical framework: the SSE from epistemologies of the SouthMethodology: construction of the basis for the observation of the SSE in the territorial experienceResults and discussionConclusionsNotesReferencesThe relationship with knowledge, skills of entrepreneurs and companies' internal factors: Findings from collective enterprises in ColombiaMethodologyLiterature development and reviewDiscussionConclusionsNotesReferencesFair trade focus of social joint and engine for the sustainable local development: Experiences in Quito-Ecuador with the American City of Fair TradeAn apparently favorable environment for solidarity partnerships in EcuadorAssociativity and the construction of local, national and international networksThe basic fair trade count in Ecuador: David versus GoliathThe learnings of two Ecuadorian fair trade organizations with certifications: Fair Trade Consortium and Ecuadorian Fair Trade CoordinatorAssociations of small producers: cultivation of principles, values and harmonious relationship with natureField-city, exchange relationsProducts and services of a fair trade: quality, volumes and local marketsA fair trade not certifiedCompliance criteria of fair trade cities and universitiesIntervention and pending tasks of the public sector and the academyDeficit of responsible consumers being ethical, ecological and supportiveChallenges and the search for associative and solidarity social regional integration: South-South relationshipThe model of Quito, City of Latin American Fair Trade: from the experiences exposed to the current concretions and the near horizonConclusions: future prospects and challengesReferences
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