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The search for social entrepreneurship

Author: Paul Charles Light
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008.
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"Outlines the debate on how to define social entrepreneurship, examining the four main components of social entrepreneurship: ideas, opportunities, organizations, and the entrepreneurs. Presents research on high-performing nonprofits, exploring how they differ across the four key components. Offers recommendations for future action and research in this burgeoning field"--Provided by publisher.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Light, Paul Charles.
Search for social entrepreneurship.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)681546018
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Charles Light
ISBN: 9780815752103 0815752105 9780815752110 0815752113
OCLC Number: 185691268
Description: xiii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Declaring assumptions --
Building sites --
Creating strategies --
Exploring the evidence --
Selecting cases --
Comparing activity --
Drawing conclusions.
Responsibility: Paul C. Light.
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Research on social entrepreneurship is finally catching up to its rapidly growing potential. In The Search for Social Entrepreneurship , Paul Light explores this surge of interest to establish the  Read more...

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