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Chapter 5 Social Entrepreneurship

DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-75-3-2881

ISBN: 978-1-910158-75-3

Published: 31 January 2016

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Published in: Enterprise: Concepts and Issues

Parent DOI: 10.23912/978-1-910158-75-3-2848



This chapter will consider social entrepreneurship and will focus on the similarities and differences between social entrepreneurship and such commercial activities as corporate social responsibility (CSR). It will also spotlight some of the challenges facing academics and practitioners alike when attempting to define SE.

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  • Linda McGilvray, Heriot-Watt University (author)
  • Lloyd Parker, Heriot-Watt University (author)
  • Patrick Quinn, Heriot-Watt University (author)
  • Diarmuid Cowan, Heriot-Watt University (author)

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McGilvray, Parker, Quinn & Cowan, 2016

McGilvray, L., Parker, L., Quinn, P. & Cowan, D. (2016) "Chapter 5 Social Entrepreneurship" In: Arshed, N. & Danson, M. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/978-1-910158-75-3-2881


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