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Social Entrepreneurship and Social Transformation: An Exploratory Study
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Social Entrepreneurship and Social Transformation: An Exploratory Study

Social Entrepreneurship and Social Transformation is an exploration of the impact of leading social entrepreneurs. This study provides a comparative…
20 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Toward a better understanding of social entrepreneurship: Some important distinctions
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Toward a better understanding of social entrepreneurship: Some important distinctions

In Toward a better understanding of social entrepreneurship: Some important distinctions (2003) Boschee and McClurg attempt to bring some clarity to…
20 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Luoshan Community Service Centre - Shanghai, China
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Luoshan Community Service Centre - Shanghai, China

The Luoshan Community Service Centre is currently the only open style group house for elderly people in China, combining a service centre for youth…
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20 February 2008
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Neighbourhood Taskforces in London
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Neighbourhood Taskforces in London

The Neighbourhood Taskforce concept is a new model being developed by the Young Foundation for tackling entrenched local-level conflict in areas whe…
19 February 2008Cate Newnessmith
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Teach Too
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Teach Too

Bringing business expertise into the education sector by offering a respected and viable mechanism that allows business people to spend some of thei…
10 February 2008Louise Pulford
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Studio Schools
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Studio Schools

Studio Schools are a new kind of school that will provide young people with qualifications and a full range of skills - while also engaging them in…
14 December 2007Cate Newnessmith
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Health Launchpad
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Health Launchpad

The NESTA-Young Foundation Health Innovation Accelerator is a new model for speeding up the creation and development of social enterprises in the he…
20 November 2007Louise Pulford
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Mapping Britain's Unmet and Emerging Needs
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Mapping Britain's Unmet and Emerging Needs

A two year research project using multiple innovative methods to uncover unmet and emerging social needs in Britain with a particular focus on the m…
2 October 2007Cate Newnessmith
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Faking it
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Faking it

Faking It, based on the television programme of the same name, is an intense transformational experience where young people ‘fake it' in an unknow…
6 June 2007Louise Pulford
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Neighbourhood Action Network
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Neighbourhood Action Network

The Neighbourhood Action Network is designed to encourage and accelerate innovation in neighbourhood working, using a combination of practical actio…
1 April 2007Cate Newnessmith
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Police Community Support Officer
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Police Community Support Officer

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs or Community Support Officers CSOs) were introduced by the Police Reform Act 2002 to provide an increased p…
12 March 2007Cate Newnessmith
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