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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


Social politics puzzling: governance for inclusive growth and social investment

Jane Jenson

in Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Analysts of social policy often pay more attention to the content of social policy than to its governance. It is important to assess both. Policy communities currently link the concepts of social ... 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


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


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


Enterprising activism

Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

in Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327134
eISBN:
9781447327158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327134.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we explore how the changing politics of the third sector under austerity problematises minority women’s intersectional social justice claims in Scotland, England and France. We begin ... More


The Limits of Post-Politics:: Rethinking Radical Social Enterprise

Wendy Larner

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the limits of post-politics through a case study of CoExist. CoExist is a registered Community Interest Company based in Stokes Croft, Bristol. It was set up in August 2008 to ... 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


Strategy-Led Corporate Reputations

Grahame R. Dowling

in Winning the Reputation Game: Creating Stakeholder Value and Competitive Advantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034463
eISBN:
9780262335089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034463.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Companies are more likely to create a strong reputation when it can demonstrate to its key stakeholders that it is strategically committed to being of good character or delivering better value to ... More


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