Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 6 Issue 1


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Choosing sides: contrasting attitudes to governance issues in Social Firms in the UK

Chris Mason

The purpose of this paper is to outline the findings of a quantitative study of Social Firms between 2006 and 2007. In doing so, it examines the challenges that boards and…

Models of social enterprise in the homelessness field

Simon Teasdale

There is much current policy and practitioner enthusiasm for using social enterprise to tackle the problems faced by homeless people. However, there is no evidence base to…


New co‐operatives in China: why they break away from orthodox co‐operatives?

Li Zhao, Patrick Develtere

This paper aims to fill the academic gaps in the study of the new co‐operative movement in China and its innovative mechanisms, and to assess why new co‐operatives deviate…


A more entrepreneurial mindset? Engaging third sector suppliers to the NHS

Sue Baines, Mike Bull, Ryan Woolrych

The purpose of this paper is to offer a critical overview of claims and counter claims around increased expectations that the third sector organisations (TSOs) will…


Speke: a view of regeneration in a localized third sector setting

Robbie Davison

The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of regeneration on one community – Speke in Liverpool, indexed as the most deprived area in England with a population of…

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