Book Excerpts

Excerpts from books on social innovation

Squandering America’s Future

By Susan Ochshorn

Squandering America’s Future offers an irreverent critique of the way we rear and educate children today, with profiles of change makers—ingenious gymnasts who keep their balance on the three-legged stool of research, practice, and policy.

Peers Inc

By Robin Chase 1

Peers Inc explores how age-old concepts of capitalism, consumerism, and even ownership are taking on new meaning in today’s marketplace of the "sharing economy."

The Resilience Dividend

By Judith Rodin

In The Resilience Dividend, Judith Rodin addresses how individuals, communities, and organizations have built resilience in the aftermath of disasters, and why resilience is an urgent socio-economic issue.