By Pauline J. Sheldon, Roberto Daniele

This quantity explores the hyperlinks among the speedily growing to be phenomenon of social entrepreneurship (SE) and the overseas tourism and hospitality undefined. This targeted is especially ripe for transformation via SE and the book’s authors delve deeply into the explanations for this. The ebook has 3 components. the 1st creates a conceptual and theoretical framework for realizing the distinctiveness of SE within the tourism context. the second one examines diversified groups of perform the place SE is being utilized in tourism. The 3rd is a wealthy number of case experiences from 8 nations the place tourism SE is already having an influence. The book’s authors handle the subject from many alternative angles, disciplinary backgrounds and geographic components. Many case examine authors are training social marketers who percentage their successes, demanding situations and adventure with tourism-related tasks. The ebook additionally proposes a learn schedule and academic programmatic adjustments had to help tourism SE. As those are built, tourism SE will convey innovation to locations, transformation in their monetary and social constructions, and contribution to a greater global. The booklet has many insights and assets for students and practitioners alike to bring in this transformation.

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Social Entrepreneurship and Tourism: Philosophy and Practice

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Social Entrepreneurship and Tourism: Setting the Stage 17 Brookes, A. C. (2009). Social entrepreneurship: A modern approach to social value creation. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. Chamberlain, N. (1977). Remaking American values. New York: Basic Books. Dees, G. (1998). The meaning of social entrepreneurship. Kansas City, MO and Palo Alto, CA: Kauffman Foundation and Stanford University. Drucker, P. (1995). Innovation and entrepreneurship (p. 28). New York: Harper Business. , & Hartigan, P.

Consequently, the opportunity-driven activity of social entrepreneurship requires contributions from civil society (nonprofit entrepreneurship), government (public sector entrepreneurship), and commerce (for-profit entrepreneurship). Therefore, the opportunities for social change, which are the aim of social entrepreneurship, are structured by the institutions of all three sectors. 2 Is the Concept of Social Entrepreneurship Applicable to Tourism Studies? Given that social entrepreneurship focuses on producing social change beyond the profit-seeking motive of private sector entrepreneurship, a question of enduring interest is whether tourism plays a role in this emerging arena.

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