An Affirmative Critique
Edited by Pascal Dey and Chris Steyaert
Chapter 4: Bursting the bubble: the mythologies of many social enterprises and enterpri$ing nonprofits
This chapter discusses the chapters in this section on social entrepreneurship, political representation and myth-busting, which cast doubt on claims that there is an explosion in the number of social enterprises occurring, and that the non-profit sector is systematically replacing lost governmental revenue with new commercial sources. This chapter and the accompanying chapters together look toward the complex political and social contexts behind these widespread and inaccurate claims that encourage us to believe in some kind of Social Enterprise Revolution.
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