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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge Companion to Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Ted Baker, Friederike Welter

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    Research in entrepreneurship has been booming, with perspectives from a range of disciplines and numerous developing schools of thought. It can be difficult for young scholars and even long-time researchers to find their way through the lush garden of ideas we see before us. The purpose of this...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Enterprising Initiatives in the Experience Economy

    Transforming Social Worlds

    Edited by Britta Timm Knudsen, Dorthe Refslund Christensen, Per Blenker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

    Over the last decade, the close relationship between culture and economy - or "the experience economy" – has risen on the agenda. Although there is an established research field for analysing the economic impact of entrepreneurship, there is currently a limited amount of research that...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Enterprise and the Third Sector

    Changing European Landscapes in a Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Jacques Defourny, Lars Hulgård, Victor Pestoff

    The concepts of social enterprise and social entrepreneurship are rapidly attracting increased attention in academic spheres and from policy-makers, as well as field workers who are setting up new initiatives or reshaping their organizations. These concepts are perceived as defining innovative and...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Occupy Management

    Inspirations and Ideas for Self-Organization and Self-Management

    By Monika Kostera

    It can be said that our times are characterized both by the omnipresence of organizations and by the destabilization of organized social life, caused by the erosion of its structural and moral foundations such as long-term employment, social trust or an actual observance of the proclaimed codes of...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Partnerships and Responsible Business

    A Research Handbook

    Edited by M. May Seitanidi, Andrew Crane

    Cross-sector partnerships are widely hailed as a critical means for addressing a wide array of social challenges such as climate change, poverty, education, corruption, and health. Amid all the positive rhetoric of cross-sector partnerships though, critical voices point to the limited success of...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Hybridising Housing Organisations

    Meanings, Concepts and Processes of Social Enterprise in Housing

    Edited by David Mullins, Darinka Czischke, Gerard Van Bortel

    Social housing has long been delivered through mixed economy mechanisms, but there has been little focus in housing studies on what this means for housing organisations themselves. This book presents recent international research applying concepts of social enterprise and hybridity to illuminate...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Social Enterprise

    Accountability and Evaluation around the World

    Edited by Simon Denny, Frederick Seddon

    Social enterprise has become a much discussed term in recent years, often in conjunction with the public sector - the idea that entrepreneurship might somehow step in and save the public purse has taken hold in a number of areas. This book introduces and explains the terminology surrounding social...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Social Innovation

    New Forms of Organisation in Knowledge–Based Societies

    Edited by Carmen Ruiz Viñals, Carmen Parra Rodríguez

    Series: Routledge/Lisbon Civic Forum Studies in Innovation

    'Social innovation’ can be simply defined as the new ideas and initiatives that make it possible to meet our society’s challenges in areas such as the environment, education, employment, culture, health and economic development. It is currently becoming increasingly important as a central concept...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Asia's Entrepreneurs

    Dilemmas, Risks and Opportunities

    By Virginia Cha, Jennifer Lien

    This book is a collection of technology startup cases in Asia, told in a narrative form, to give readers an insider view to how innovators and technopreneurs view entrepreneurial opportunities from use of technology, how the technopreneurs raise funding to support their vision, and the subsequent...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Entrepreneurship in the Informal Economy

    Models, Approaches and Prospects for Economic Development

    Edited by Mai Thi Thanh Thai, Ekaterina Turkina

    Series: Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

    Although entrepreneurship in the informal economy occurs outside state regulatory systems, informal commercial activities account for an estimated 30% of economic activity around the world. Informal entrepreneurship goes unmonitored despite the fact that it significantly contributes to poverty...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge