An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship: Voices, by Rafael Ziegler

By Rafael Ziegler

This well timed booklet units social entrepreneurship in a old context, from its philanthropic beginnings within the Victorian period to the current day, opposed to the backdrop of latest international capitalism.

Starting with contributions from social marketers and innovators, this anthology describes the workings of social entrepreneurship and explores its import as a gauge of latest social, environmental and financial stipulations. Drawing on views from cultural idea, heritage and sociology, the authors examine the speculation of entrepreneurship, the tradition of administration and the forgotten antecedents of social entrepreneurship.

The quantity then places social entrepreneurship within the context of the ambitions and struggles for sustainable improvement and the modernization of the welfare country within the international North and South. Its cultural technique will make this publication an creation for college students within the liberal arts; its disciplinary views will make it a great tool for teachers and scholars within the fields of cultural thought, sociology and entrepreneurship in addition to improvement studies.

Contributors: P. Albers, R. Boddice, H. Friebe, P. Grenier, D. Hjorth, E. Illouz, J. Korn, M. Kravcik, J. Mair, C. Seelos, okay. Stanowski, R. Swedberg, I.B. Vasi, R. Ziegler

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Helmut Heitmann, born in 1956, holds a diploma in education and supervision and has long been working against xenophobia and violence in sport. He is a co-founder of the fan-project movement and has developed a concept against violence in soccer stadiums together with the German Soccer Association (DFB) and the German Association of Cities and Towns (‘Deutscher Städtetag’). After the fall of the Berlin wall, he made a central contribution to the implementation of the federal programme against violence (headed by Angela Merkel, then Minister of Youth).

It was presented to, and then accepted by the Slovak Parliament. Since 2 June 1994, the government is obliged to incorporate principles of ‘Water for the Third Millennium’ into the official water management policy of Slovakia. However, authoritarian Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar, after his return to power in 1994, ignored the Parliament decree and, in support of the old water management concept, he provided a government guarantee for the construction of outdated and costly water projects to be implemented by the state-owned Water Management Company.

He asks him to talk about himself, about his childhood and growing up. Talking about feelings is also allowed. T. is suspicious, but he begins to talk; carefully, without going into detail. He talks about the village where he was born, about the father who was hardly ever there, about his mother whom he praises above all. The trainer listens and asks questions. He doesn’t judge. T. keeps talking, about his crowd, about his right-wing extremist mates to whom he feels he belongs. He talks about his hatred of foreigners, his belief in the National Socialists, and about excessive violence.

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