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Social entrepreneurship : theory and practice

Author: Ryszard Praszkier; Andrzej Nowak
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Social Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice is about the creative ways in which social entrepreneurs solve pressing and insurmountable social problems. Theories of social change are presented to help demystify the "magic" of making an immense, yet durable and irreversible social impact. Utilizing case studies drawn from various fields and all over the world, the authors document how social entrepreneurs foster  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ryszard Praszkier; Andrzej Nowak
ISBN: 9780521767316 0521767318 9780521149785 0521149789
OCLC Number: 727126742
Description: xx, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Defining social entrepreneurship : An overview --
Dimensions of social entrepreneurship --
Identifying social entrepreneurs in practice --
Social-change theories and dilemmas --
Equilibrium and complexity --
Theory of social emergence --
Social capital --
Social networks : Bedrock of social capital --
Personality traits that facilitate the building of social capital --
Social entrepreneurship : A dynamical account --
A new kind of leadership --
Addressing insurmountable problems and conflicts.
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