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Handbook of Research on Social Entrepreneurship

Edited by Alain Fayolle, Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director, Entrepreneurship Research Centre, EMLYON Business School, Ecully, France and Harry Matlay, Global Independent Research, Coventry, UK
This timely Handbook provides an empirically rigorous overview of the latest research advances on social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs and enterprises. It incorporates seventeen original chapters on definitions, concepts, contexts and strategy, including a critical overview and an agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship.
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Publication Date: 2011
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  • Business and Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Development Studies
  • Development Studies
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Politics and Public Policy
  • Social Entrepreneurship
This timely Handbook provides an empirically rigorous overview of the latest research advances on social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs and enterprises. It incorporates seventeen original chapters on definitions, concepts, contexts and strategy, including a critical overview and an agenda for future research in social entrepreneurship.

What are the forms and manifestations of social entrepreneurship? To what extent should current developments lead to a redefinition of stakeholders’ strategies and roles in the quest for better consideration of the social dimension? The highly regarded group of contributors addresses these questions in some detail. They also explore social entrepreneurship from a multicultural perspective in order to highlight the diversity of social entrepreneurship forms and practices and, from a strategic perspective, to investigate the essential role played by various actors and factors in the development of social entrepreneurship.

Postgraduate students and researchers studying social entrepreneurship will find this book of great interest. Social entrepreneurs and practitioners would also benefit considerably from this enriching resource.
Contributors: T.F. Barr, J. Boncler, F. Brouard, G. Cajaiba-Santana, J. Defourny, A. Fayolle, M.D. Griffiths, L. Gundry, V. Hackl, C. Hervieux, D. Hjorth, M. Hlady Rispal, J. Kickul, S. Larivet, G.A. Lichtenstein, J. Mair, H. Matlay, P. Myers, T. Nelson, R. Saner, B.R. Smith, C.E. Stevens, E. Sundin, M. Tillmar, M.-F.B. Turcotte, P. Valéau, T. Volery, L. Yiu
Contents:

1. Social Entrepreneurship: A Multicultural and Multidimensional Perspective
Alain Fayolle and Harry Matlay

PART I: A CONCEPTUAL AND DEFINITIONAL PERSPECTIVE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
2. Social Entrepreneurship: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead
Johanna Mair

3. Essay of Clarifications and Definitions of the Related Concepts of Social Enterprise, Social Entrepreneur and Social Entrepreneurship
François Brouard and Sophie Larivet

4. Concepts and Realities of Social Enterprise: A European Perspective
Jacques Defourny

5. Socially Constructed Opportunities in Social Entrepreneurship: A Structuration Model
Giovany Cajaiba-Santana

PART II: A CONTEXTUAL PERSPECTIVE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
6. Social Entrepreneurship in France: Organizational and Relational Issues
Martine Hlady Rispal and Jerome Boncler

7. Sustainable Transborder Business Cooperation in the European Regions: The Importance of Social Entrepreneurship
Raymond Saner and Lichia Yiu

8. The Intertwining of Social, Commercial and Public Entrepreneurship
Elisabeth Sundin and Malin Tillmar

9. The Promise of Social Franchising as a Model to Achieve Social Goals
Thierry Volery and Valerie Hackl

10. Social Entrepreneurs’ Actions in Networks
Chantal Hervieux and Marie-France B. Turcotte

PART III: A STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVE OF SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
11. Social Entrepreneurs in Non-Profit Organizations: Innovation and Dilemmas
Patrick Valéau

12. Innovating for Social Impact: Is Bricolage the Catalyst for Change?
Jill Kickul, Mark D. Griffiths and Lisa Gundry

13. A Community-wide Framework for Encouraging Social Entrepreneurship Using the Pipeline of Entrepreneurs and Enterprises Model
Thomas S. Lyons and Gregg A. Lichtenstein

14. Considering Social Capital in the Context of Social Entrepreneurship
Paul Myers and Teresa Nelson

15. Social Entrepreneurs and Earned Income Opportunities: The Dilemma of Earned Income Pursuit
Brett R. Smith, Christopher E. Stevens and Terri F. Barr

16. Ending Essay: Sociality and Economy in Social Entrepreneurship
Daniel Hjorth

17. Conclusions, Recommendations and an Agenda for Future Research in Social Entrepreneurship
Harry Matlay and Alain Fayolle

Index