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Understanding Social Enterprise
Theory and Practice

Third Edition
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July 2019 | 512 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This updated edition of Understanding Social Enterprise comes packed with a wealth of learning features to help students understand the theory and practice within this ever expanding field.

Updates to this edition include:

  • New case studies and examples throughout
  • Considerations of new developments in policy, the economy and legal implications of social enterprise
  • A focus on the pathways that social enterprise follow

 
Part I: Theoretical Perspectives on Social Enterprise
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: The Social Solidarity Economy: Coming of Age?
 
Chapter 2: Defining Social Enterprise
 
Chapter 3: The Politics of Social Enterprise
 
Part II: Sustainable Enterprises and Communities
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 4: Social Accounting: Values, Outcomes and Impacts
 
Chapter 5: Income Streams and Capital
 
Chapter 6: Social Investment and Crowd Financing
 
Chapter 7: Social and Ethical Capital
 
Part III: The Practice of Social Enterprise
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 8: Strategic Management and Planning
 
Chapter 9: Management Ideologies
 
Chapter 10: Leadership: Social Entrepreneurship, Ecopreneurship and Socio-ecopreneurship
 
Chapter 11: Identities and Legalities
 
Chapter 12: Governance and Human Relations
 
Glossary

Really comprehensive overview of the Social Enterprise Sector which is clearly laid out and well informed.

Miss Emma Jane Forrest
North Wales Business School, Wrexham Glyndwr University
January 8, 2021
Key features

  • New case studies and examples throughout
  • Considerations of new developments in policy, the economy and legal implications of social enterprise
  • Focuses on the distinct pathways that social enterprises follow, critiquing the competencies and practices that contribute to a successful social economy.
  • Contains updated coverage on sector issues, including the recent development of the social investment industry
  • Explores how private, voluntary and public sector agencies engage the social economy, and how distinctive new forms have emerged from it.
  • Examines the management of social enterprises in different contexts within the social economy.
  • Contains updated coverage of international issues informed by global studies of the social economies.