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Social entrepreneurship and innovation : international case studies and practice

Author: Ken Banks
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understand the challenges and rewards of social enterprise with this inspiring collection of case studies from social innovators around the world.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Banks
ISBN: 9780749475918 0749475919 9780749475925 0749475927
OCLC Number: 948332100
Description: xix, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: <ul style='padding-top:0;padding-left:0;list-style:none;'><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 0: Introduction, by Ken Banks of kiwanja.net</li><li>Chapter - 1: 'Wonders of the Solar System: Reducing Maternal Mortality in Developing Regions', by Laura Stachel of We Care Solar</li><li>Chapter - 2: 'Closing Latin America's Digital Divide', by Rodrigo Baggio of Centre for Digital Inclusion (CDI)</li><li>Chapter - 3: 'Patent Wars: Fighting Big Pharma to Enable Access to Drugs for All' by Priti Radhakrishnan of I-MAK</li><li>Chapter - 4: 'Data Science, Technology and Design for Social Justice' by Jessica Anderson and Joumana al Jabri of Visualizing Impact</li><li>Chapter - 5: 'Bringing the Silicon Valley Revolution in Technology and Business to Global Health' by Joel Selanikio of Magpi</li><li>Chapter - 6: 'Food Waste Meets Food Poverty: Closing the Loop' by Kelvin Cheung and Michael Norton of Foodcycle</li><li>Chapter - 7: 'Innovation in Africa's Silicon Savannah' by Erik Hersman of Ushahidi</li><li>Chapter - 8: 'Touch-Based Treatment for Autism' by Louisa Silva of Qigong Sensory Training Institute (QSTI)</li><li>Chapter - 9: 'Reconnecting the Disconnected: A Story of Technology, Refugees and Finding Lost Family' by David and Christopher Mikkelsen of Refugees United</li><li>Chapter - 10: 'Let a Billion Readers Bloom' by Brij Kothari of Planet Read</li><li>Chapter - 11: 'Keep Calm and Dream in Tunisia: Supporting Sustainable Development in Tunisia and North Africa Through Empowering Youth, Women and Farmers' by Sarah Toumi of Dream in Tunisia</li><li>Chapter - 12: 'The Reluctant Geneticist' by Sharon Terry of Genetic Alliance</li><li>Chapter - 13: 'Power to the People: Reengineering Democracy' by Tarik Nesh Nash of Govright</li></ul></li></ul>
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"Full of hope.A book that will inspire."--Peter Gabriel "Musician "" "Ibelieve this collection of stories of passion and impact will leave people hungering for more and will inspire more than a few Read more...

 
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