Social Entrepreneurship: Perspectives, Management and Gender Differences

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Olga Agatova – Scientific Director of the Center for Management in Education, Professor, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia

Series: Business Issues, Competition and Entrepreneurship
BISAC: SOC024000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/TAQB4952

In this book, social entrepreneurship is characterized as an activity aiming at solving social problems and improving social welfare. Various research approaches to the study of social entrepreneurship are presented. Entrepreneurship is studied as an activity to create new configurations of development factors as socio-technological and socio-organizational innovations. The results of research on the competencies of social entrepreneurs are presented, as well as the results of comparative studies on the development of infrastructure to support social startups and social entrepreneurs. This book covers a wide range of issues, from the analysis of the development of the concepts of “empresa” and social entrepreneurship, to the characteristics of the results of social entrepreneurship practices in various countries, as well as professional development programs for social entrepreneurs and programs of infrastructure and grant support for social projects and social startups.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Social Entrepreneurship: Impact Projects in the Context of Scientific, Technological and Socio-Cultural Development
O. Agatova
Doctor of Science in Education, Head of the Laboratory Education Development Center, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia

Chapter 2. Social Entrepreneurship in Russia: Periods of Development, Best Practices, Problems and Prospects
V. Yakimets¹, PhD, and Yu. Zhigulina², PhD
¹Department of Public Administration and Policy, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia
²Management Department, Foundation of Regional Social Programs “Our Future,” Moscow, Russia

Chapter 3. Social Entrepreneurship as an Alternative for Immigrant Women for Shaping Wellbeing: Perspectives from the Arctic Region
Nafisa Yeasmin
Doctor of Social Science, University of Lapland, Finland

Chapter 4. Social Entrepreneurship in the Creative Industries of Children’s Leisure in the Cities of the World
K. Ermolina, Researcher
Department of Management, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Chapter 5. Women’s Leadership and Entrepreneurship: Following in the Footsteps of the Eurasian Women’s Forum
O. Agatova
Head of the Laboratory Education Development Center, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia

Chapter 6. Education and Acceleration Programs for the Development of Social Entrepreneurship
O. Agatova
Doctor of Science in Education, Head of the Laboratory Education Development Center, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia

Index