The Concept and Practice of Social Enterprise. Lessons from the Italian Experience

  title={The Concept and Practice of Social Enterprise. Lessons from the Italian Experience},
  author={Carlo Borzaga and Giulia Galera},
  journal={International Review of Social Research},
  pages={102 - 85}
Abstract: Social enterprises are increasingly regarded as successful mechanisms for reconciling equity and efficiency with the creation of economic and social value, and they can be interpreted as concrete expressions of a growing sense of social responsibility on the part of citizens. Research conducted in various geographical contexts corroborates that social enterprises are a structural trend, which cuts across countries with diverse characteristics. Following a historical contextualization… Expand
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