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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


The Odd Couple: Delaware and Public Benefit Corporations

Michael B. Dorff

in The Corporate Contract in Changing Times: Is the Law Keeping Up?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226599403
eISBN:
9780226599540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226599540.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Public Benefit Corporations (“PBCs”) are a revolutionary new form of business organization that overturn the fundamental corporate principle of shareholder wealth maximization. Of the many questions ... More


Walking the Values Tightrope: The Moral Ambivalence of 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/9780804785129.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explains how NPower worked to institutionalize their entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit technology by expanding and replicating their model nationally. This chapter illustrates how ... More


“Go Social, Go Green”: Environmentally Sound and Socially Just Economic Development

Sharon D. Welch

in After the Protests are Heard: Enacting Civic Engagement and Social Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479883646
eISBN:
9781479840571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883646.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Progressives are accustomed to seeing work for social justice and environmental sustainability being expressed in political advocacy and in direct service to victims of injustice. We often are not ... More


Current state of non-profit organisations and the ‘New Public Commons’

Takafumi Tanaka

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the revision of the Civil Code and the NPO Law after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011. It will be consider that the systemic revisions pertaining to NPOs that ... More


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