Social Enterprise Journal: Volume 8 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Critical perspectives on social enterprise

Guest Editors: Simon Teasdale

Social entrepreneurship: critique and the radical enactment of the social

Pascal Dey, Chris Steyaert

This paper seeks to pinpoint the importance of critical research that gets to problematise social entrepreneurship's self‐evidences, myths, and political truth‐effects…


Financing social enterprise: social bricolage or evolutionary entrepreneurialism?

Peter Sunley, Steven Pinch

This paper aims to examine the extent to which urban social enterprises (SEs) have diversified their funding sources and shifted towards loans and development finance in…


Up for grabs: A critical discourse analysis of social entrepreneurship discourse in the United Kingdom

Chris Mason

Current social entrepreneurship (SE) literature advocates a critical reexamination of the core construct. As such, and based on the seemingly endless definitional debate…


Re‐assessing Schumpeterian assumptions regarding entrepreneurship and the social

Karl Palmås

In recent discussions on social entrepreneurship, there have been calls for the discipline to make better use of general theories of entrepreneurship. This article seeks…


Beyond managerial rationality: exploring social enterprise in Germany

Stefanie Mauksch

This paper aims to contribute a qualitative analysis of practitioners' accounts to illuminate alternative approaches to social enterprise that tend to be neglected by…

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