Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East: Volume 1

Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East: Volume 1

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Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East: Volume 1 by Dima Jamali

This two-volume book unveils trends, strengths, weaknesses and overall dynamics and implications of social entrepreneurship in the Middle East region, whilst identifying both opportunities and threats facing social entrepreneurship and supplements through a wealth of insights and examples inspired from practice and current applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137395344
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/15/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Dima Jamali is Professor of Management and Kamal Shair Endowed Chair in Responsible Leadership in the Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut. Her research and teaching revolve primarily around Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Entrepreneurship (SE). She is the winner of the 2010 Shoman Prize for best young Arab researcher and a member of the Eisenhower Fellows, a global network of leading professionals committed to collaborate for a more prosperous, just and peaceful world.

Alessandro Lanteri is Assistant Professor of Management at the Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He holds a PhD in Philosophy and Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands. His articles have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Philosophical Studies and Philosophical Quarterly.

Table of Contents

1. A Decade of Social Entrepreneurship in the Region; Iman Bibars
2. The Context for Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East; Diana Greenwald and Samantha Constant
3. The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship in the Middle East: A Pathway for Inclusive Growth or an Alluring Mirage?; Soushiant Zanganehpour
4. Social Enterprise in the MENA Region: False Hope or New Dawn?; Rebecca Hill and Medea Nocentini
5. Social Enterprises: A Panacea for Engaging Youth and Inspiring Hope?; Clare Woodcraft-Scott and Fatimah S. Baeshen
6. Scaling Social Enterprises and Scaling Impact in the Middle East; David Munir Nabti
7. Bridging impact and investment in MENA; Jamil Wyne
8. From Necessity to Opportunity: The Case for Impact Investing in the Arab World; Ali El Idrissi
9. Arab diasporas: A Catalyst for the Growth of Social Ventures in the Middle East?; Irene Kapusta

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