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Social Entrepreneurs: Creating a Competitive and Entrepreneurial Citizen Sector
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Social Entrepreneurs: Creating a Competitive and Entrepreneurial Citizen Sector

In his article Social Enrepreneurs: Creating a Competitive and Entrepreneurial Citizen Sector (2003) the founder and president of Ashoka, William Dr…
20 February 2008Willie
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Social Initiative, Associated work, joint, for social insertion cooperatives in association with commercial enterprises
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Social Initiative, Associated work, joint, for social insertion cooperatives in association with commercial enterprises

This paper tries to reflect a practical vision of the working processes with people from vulnerable collectives, social entities, public entities an…
20 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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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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