Law and Social Entrepreneurship Association

Reading List

General Resources

Roger L. Martin & Sally Osberg, Social Entrepreneurship: The Case for Definition, Stanford Social Innovation Review 29 (Spring 2007).

Paul C. Light, The Search for Social Entrepreneurship (2008).

Jed Emerson & Sheila Bonini, The Blended Value Map: Tracking the Intersects and Opportunities of Economic, Social and Environmental Value Creation (2004).
www.blendedvalue.org

Pamela Hartigan & John Elkington, The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets that Change the World (2008).

Michael Edwards, Just Another Emperor? The Myths and Realities of Philanthrocapitalism (2008).
www.justanotheremperor.org

Jed Emerson et al., Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Addressing the Critical Gaps in Risk-Taking Capital for Social Enterprise (2007).
www.universitynetwork.org/sites/universitynetwork.org/files/files/Skoll_NothingVentured.pdf

Bill Drayton, Everyone a Changemaker: Social Entrepreneurship's Ultimate Goal, Innovations 80 (Winter 2006).

 

Articles

David Brooks, Thoroughly Modern Do-Gooders, N.Y. Times, Mar. 21, 2008.
www.nytimes.com/2008/03/21/opinion/21brooks.html

Nicholas D. Kristof, The Age of Ambition, N.Y. Times, Jan. 27, 2008.
www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/opinion/27kristof.html

Gail Russell Chaddock, Social Activists Hunt for Congressional Seats . . . in G.O.P. Districts, Christian Science Monitor, July 10, 2008.
www.csmonitor.com/2008/0710/p01s07-uspo.html

Unreasonable People Power, Economist, Jan. 22, 2008.
www.economist.com/business/displaystory.cfm?story_id=10555875