Social enterprise in Anytown. /
By: Pearce, JohnPublisher: London, U.K. Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation 2003Description: 192 pISBN: 9780903319973; 0903319977Subject(s): Entrepreneurship | Human Capital | Community Development | Non-government Organisations | Social Entrepreneurship | Social Enterprise | Community Services | Community Building | Environment | The Third Way | Nonprofit Organisations | Social WelfareDDC classification: 361.80941 PEA
Includes a chapter by Allan Kay Replacement copy September 2007
In the context of the increasing profile of social enterprise in the United Kingdom, Pearce describes how social enterprises differ from private businesses and from public agencies, and how the world of social enterprises has changed since the early 1990s. > The book begins with the ideal story of Anytown, showing how social enterprises can become central to a local economy. Later chapters identify the characteristics of social and community enterprises, the role of social capital, appropriate legal frameworks and a five-stage process of social accounting.