Typology of sociotechnical transition pathways

Geels, Frank W and Schot, Johan (2007) Typology of sociotechnical transition pathways. Research Policy, 36 (3). ISSN 00487333

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Abstract

Contributing to debates about transitions and system changes, this article has two aims. First, it uses criticisms on the multi-level perspective as stepping stones for further conceptual refinements. Second, it develops a typology of four transition pathways: transformation, reconfiguration, technological substitution, and de-alignment and re-alignment. These pathways differ in combinations of timing and nature of multi-level interactions. They are illustrated with historical examples.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Frank Geels
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:28
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2014 12:21
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/31341
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