Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 16 Issue 3


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How founders establish legitimacy: A narrative perspective on social entrepreneurs in a developing country context

Dilek Zamantılı Nayır, Rachel Sheli Shinnar

The purpose of this study is to identify the ways in which social entrepreneurs use rhetoric to establish legitimacy for themselves and their ventures. This is done by…

Understanding the ecosystem of microfinance institutions in India

Debapratim Purkayastha, Trilochan Tripathy, Biswajit Das

This paper aims to build upon the various studies conducted on the ecosystem and expands the understanding of the ecosystem of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in India…

“It’s not about me, it’s about us”: a narrative inquiry on living life as a social entrepreneur

Shinhee Jeong, Jeanne M. Bailey, Jin Lee, Gary N. McLean

The purpose of this study is to help us understand social entrepreneurs’ lived experiences, reflecting the comprehensive entrepreneurial processes that encompass their…

Fostering social capital: the case of community-owned pubs

Jacopo Sforzi, Michele Bianchi

This paper aims to examine the relationship between community-owned enterprises and social capital in urban neighbourhoods. Focussing on community-owned pubs (COPs), the…

Decolonization, social innovation and rigidity in higher education

Katharine McGowan, Andrea Kennedy, Mohamed El-Hussein, Roy Bear Chief

Reconciliation between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian plurality has stalled. While the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action could be a focusing…

Insights from corporate social innovation: a research agenda

Sabrina Tabares

The purpose of this study is to analyse the contributions, major discussions and trends in the literature driving the research agenda in corporate social innovation (CSI)…

‘Social’ value creation as care: the perspective of beneficiaries in social entrepreneurship

Diana Lorenzo-Afable, Marjolein Lips-Wiersma, Smita Singh

This paper aims to characterise the “social” in social entrepreneurship (SE) by examining social value creation (SVC) from the perspective of vulnerable beneficiaries…

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