Social Entrepreneurship and Broader Theories: Shedding New Light on the ‘Bigger Picture’

  • Anica Zeyen, Markus Beckmann, Susan Mueller, J. Gregory Dees, Dmitry Khanin, Norris Krueger, Patrick J. Murphy, Filipe Santos, Mariarosa Scarlata, Jennifer Walske, Andrew Zacharakis
  • Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, March 2013, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/19420676.2012.725422

A comprehensive theoretic review of social enterprise.

What is it about?

Survey of all existing theories related to social enterprise, with special attention to their unique contributions.

Why is it important?

The social enterprise field is growing and establishing itself. A survey of the conceptual landscape is useful.


Dr. Patrick James Murphy
University of Alabama at Birmingham

This paper grew out of a presentation that the authors delivered at an international meeting. It was interesting to learn from everyone's diverse perspectives.

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