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Module Reading List

Understanding Social Enterprises, 2021/22, Semester 1
Professor Diane Holt
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Main Reference Books:

Martin, F. and Thompson, M. (2010) Social Enterprise: Developing Sustainable Businesses. Palgrave Macmillian, Basingstoke.   

Shultz, R. (2013) Creating Good Work: the World's Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build a Healthy Economy. Palgrave Macmillian, Basingstoke. 

Further Reading:

Certo, S.T. and Miller, T. (2008) Social entrepreneurship: Key issues and concepts Business horizons. 51, pp. 267-271

Datta, P.B. and Gailey, R. (2012) Empowering Women Through Social Entrepreneurship: Case Study of a Women’s Cooperative in India Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 36(3) 3 , Article first published online: 28 MAR 2012

Haugh, H. (2007) Community-Led Social Venture Creation, Entrepreneurship theory and practice. , 31(2), pp. 161–182.

Hayes, J. (2002) Interpersonal Skills at Work, 2 nd Ed. Routledge

Marlow, S. (2006) Enterprising, futures or dead-end jobs? Women, self employment and social exclusion. International journal of manpower 27(6), pp. 588-600

Peredo, A.M. and McLean, M. (2006) Social entrepreneurship: A critical review of the concept Journal of world business. 41, pp. 56 - 65

Phillips, S.D. (2005) Will the market set them free? Women, NGOs, and social enterprise in Ukraine, Human Organization. , 64(3), pp. 251-264

Purdy, C.H. (2006) Fruity, Fun and Safe: Creating a Youth Condom Brand in Indonesia, Reproductive health matters. 14(28), pp. 127-134

Reza, M.H. (2003) When culture trumps ideology: Micro-enterprise and the empowerment of women in Bangladesh,  Canadian journal of development studies. -Revue Canadienne D Etudes Du Developpement 24(3), pp. 439-459

Tilley F. (2000) Small Firm Environmental Ethics: How Deep Do They Go? Business Ethics: European Review 9(1), pp. 31–41

Tilley F., Hooper P., Walley L. (2003) Sustainability and Competitiveness: Are there Mutual Advantages for SMEs? In: Jones O., Tilley F. (eds), Competitive advantage in SMEs : organising for innovation and change : . John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, pp. 71–84

Wang, (2012) HRD for Societal Development : What Can We Learn From Social Entrepreneurship in the Developing World? Advances in Developing human resources 14: 305 DOI: 10.1177/1523422312446145

Zahra, S.A.; Gedajlovic, G.; Neubaum, D.O.; and Shulman, J.M. (2009) A typology of social entrepreneurs: Motives, search processes and ethical challenges Journal of Business Venturing 24(5) pp. 519–532

Zografos, C. (2007) Rurality discourses and the role of the social enterprise in regenerating rural Scotland, Journal of rural studies. 23(1), pp. 38-51

Social Enterprise is a relatively new field; other resources to support the course are in academic journals and in online resources. Google ‘social enterprise’ and you will find many useful sites – but remember this is a University module so your projects and reports must be properly referenced and that includes the web addresses. Keep a comprehensive list from the start.

Useful web sites include:

This list was last updated on 18/07/2014