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Social Development, Social Enterprise, and Homeless Youth

KRISTIN FERGUSON

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Traditional service delivery for homeless youths consists of residential as well as outreach and shelter services. Although traditional services aim to mitigate the health, mental health, and social ... More


Creating Social Spaces for Artists: Pathways to Becoming an Artistic Social Entrepreneur

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers the pathways to becoming an artistic social entrepreneur. Previous research on social entrepreneurs has emphasized the impact of one's stock of human, social, and cultural ... More


Empowerment Through Employment

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter applies the nine conditions for empowerment introduced in Chapter 4 to employment. Employment is empowering because it affords people a range of consumer and lifestyle choices, it ... More


The Nomenclature of Enterprise: A Taxonomy of Modern Business Firms

Eric W Orts

in Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter first provides a background understanding of firms as participating in “production metamarkets” that serve widespread and usually global “consumption markets.” It then presents a menu of ... More


From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Paul-Brian McInerney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

What happens when social movement ideals meet market principles? Based on a three-year ethnography of a technology movement, this book shows how social movements make and shape markets. To illustrate ... More


The Revolution on the Frontiers of Philanthropy: An Introduction

Lester M. Salamon

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is ... More


New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Lester M. Salamon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is ... More


Recasting The Corporate Model: What Can Be Learned from Social Enterprise?

Julie Battilana

in Performance and Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744283
eISBN:
9780191805691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744283.003.0030
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Social enterprises are hybrid organizations that combine business and charity at their core. This chapter argues that hybrid organizing, the activities, structures, processes, and meanings by which ... More


Business Persons: A Legal Theory of the Firm

Eric W. Orts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670918
eISBN:
9780191749599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670918.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explains the legal structure of business firms as they operate in the world today. It describes the legal foundations or “matrix” from which all firms are built, managed, and governed. The ... More


Institutional Entrepreneurs Build a Bridge: Connecting Movements and Markets Through Social Enterprise

Paul-Brian McInerney

in From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the rise of a challenger organization, called NPower, that took advantage of transformations in the Circuit Rider social movement to rise in prominence. NPower combined some of ... More


Enterprise and care

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on enterprise and care considering the contribution that new delivery models such as social enterprises make within public services more broadly and care in particular. The ... More


Introducing social innovation

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

in Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The introductory chapter outlines some of the major social changes (e.g. in demography, employment and labour markets) which pose significant challenges to established social welfare systems. It ... More


The Demand Side of the Social Investment Marketplace

Alex Nicholls and Rod Schwartz

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the crucial demand side of the emerging social-impact investment market, the issue of “deal flow,” or limited availability of social-purpose organizations of various types ... More


Voluntary and community sector organisations as enterprising care providers: keeping organisational values distinctive

Irene Hardill and Susan Baines

in Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on VCSOs, which it is claimed are tending to become more like state agencies as a result of taking on the delivery of service under government contracts. It explains that VCSOs ... More


Civil Society, Social Capital, and the Growth of the Third Sector

Meghan Elizabeth Kallman, Terry Nichols Clark, Cary Wu, and Jean Yen-Chun Lin

in The Third Sector: Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040436
eISBN:
9780252098857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040436.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the role of civil society and social capital in the formal development of the third sector worldwide. It starts with a brief overview of civil society and social capital and ... More


The Shape of Things to Come

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The concluding chapter examines the nature of professional practice as it has matured over the last 20 years. The chapter shows in detail how design evolved from the shaping of objects to become an ... More


Social Enterprise Exits

Dana Brakman Reiser and Steven A. Dean

in Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190249786
eISBN:
9780190249816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249786.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores how social enterprise law can shape social enterprise exits, whether by sale, dissolution, or bankruptcy. It explains that the threat of exit looms large over social ... More


Financing social innovation

Dennis R. Young

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explores social finance in terms of the types of investee enterprise. It emphasizes that social enterprises are very diverse, multi-sectoral phenomena that seek capital through a variety ... More


Social enterprise and the well-being of young people not in education, employment or training

Steve Coles

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how social enterprises can improve the well-being of young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET). NEET or NEETs refer to young people aged 16–24 who are ... More


Social Innovation and Social Policy: Theory, Policy and Practice

Simone Baglioni and Stephen Sinclair

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447320104
eISBN:
9781447320128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320104.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book provides an introduction to the concept of Social Innovation for readers interested in social and public policy. It explains why social and public policy analysts, policy makers and ... More


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