Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 15 Issue 4


Table of contents - Special Issue: Social Enterprise and Health

Guest Editors: Michael Roy, Kelly Hall

Utilising a MacIntyrean approach to understand how social enterprise may contribute to wellbeing

Joanne Blake

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the potential fruitfulness of the theory of Alasdair MacIntyre for understanding how social enterprises may facilitate well-being…

Social enterprise, social innovation and self-directed care: lessons from Scotland

Fiona Henderson, Kelly Hall, Audrey Mutongi, Geoff Whittam

This study aims to explore the opportunities and challenges Self-directed Support policy has presented to Scottish social enterprises, thereby increasing understanding of emerging…

Health impacts of a WISE: a longitudinal study

Aurora Isabelle Elmes

This paper aims to report findings from the first year of the Vanguard Laundry evaluation study, which explores the impacts of a work integration social enterprise (WISE) on…

How work integration social enterprises impact the stigma of mental illness: Negotiating perceptions of legitimacy, value and competence

Terry Krupa, Judith Sabetti, Rosemary Lysaght

The purpose of the present study was to advance a theoretical understanding of the mechanisms by which WISEs can influence the stigma associated with mental illness. Many people…

Should social enterprises complement or supplement public health provision?

Sammia Poveda, Melinda Gill, Don Rodney Junio, Hannah Thinyane, Vanessa Catan

This paper aims to explore how stable employment, company culture and tailored health, digital and core skills training provided by a social enterprise (SE) in the Philippines…

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