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Social Enterprises

An Organizational Perspective

Editors: Gidron, B., Hasenfeld, Y. (Eds.)

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Presents an organizational perspective of social enterprises, which allows us to analyze issues such as their governing structure, their modes of operation and their marketing strategies, and to begin to formulate some theoretical constructs on how these entities can survive and thrive.

About the authors

INBAL ABBOU PhD Candidate at the Guilford Glazer School of Business Management in Ben Gurion University, Israel SONDRA N. BARRINGER PhD Candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Arizona, USA CURTIS CHILD Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Brigham Young University, USA KATE COONEY Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Social Work, USA JACQUES DEFOURNY Full Professor of economics at HEC Management School, University of Liege, Belgium JOSEPH GALASKIEWICZ Professor of Sociology and has a courtesy appointment in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona, USA EVE GARROW Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Social Work, USA JANELLE A. KERLIN Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Management and Policy at Georgia State University, USA PAUL-BRIAN MCINERNEY Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA ALEX NICHOLLS the first tenured Lecturer in social entrepreneurship appointed at the University of Oxford, UK MARTHE NYSSENS Full Professor at the Department of Economics of the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium STEVEN RATHGEB SMITH Nancy Bell Evans Professor of Public Affairs at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, USA DENNIS R. YOUNG Bernard B. and Eugenia A. Ramsey Professor of Private Enterprise in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, USA

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Gidron, Benjamin (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • The State of Theory and Research on Social Enterprises

    Young, Dennis R.

    Pages 19-46

  • Social Enterprises and Social Categories

    Galaskiewicz, Joseph (et al.)

    Pages 47-70

  • Conceptions of Social Enterprise in Europe: A Comparative Perspective with the United States

    Defourny, Jacques (et al.)

    Pages 71-90

  • Defining Social Enterprise across Different Contexts: A Conceptual Framework Based on Institutional Factors

    Kerlin, Janelle A.

    Pages 91-117

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Enterprises
Book Subtitle
An Organizational Perspective
Editors
  • B. Gidron
  • Y. Hasenfeld
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03530-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137035301
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-35879-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34757-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 273
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