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Persson, H. Thomas R.
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Biggeri, M., Testi, E., Bellucci, M., During, R. & Persson, H. T. (Eds.). (2018). Social entrepreneurship and social innovation: ecosystems for inclusion in Europe (1ed.). London: Routledge
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2018 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This book provides comprehensive and advanced analysis of the characteristics of social entrepreneurship in Europe. It offers innovative, up-todate research on the ecosystems of social entrepreneurship, the behavior of social entrepreneurs, their ability to produce social innovation, social capital and social inclusion, and the role of stakeholders in fostering socially oriented businesses. Moreover, it addresses the diversity of the European social enterprise sector from an evolutionary perspective, with particular reference to the rise of social entrepreneurship and the role of new-generation social entrepreneurs throughout Europe. Multidisciplinary contributions authored by experts from business and accounting, economics, and sociology serve the purpose of delivering a holistic study of social entrepreneurship, also providing the necessary data for delivering policy implications on the features of the most effective enabling social and institutional ecosystems.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
London: Routledge, 2018. p. 234 Edition: 1
National Category
Economics and Business
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-18744 (URN)9780815375791 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-10-02 Created: 2018-10-02 Last updated: 2018-11-28Bibliographically approved
Persson, H. T. & Lagergren, L. (2017). Mapping leisure and life through the ages in Sweden: the search for good governance. In: Ishwar Modi and Teus J. Kamphorst (Ed.), Leisure and life through the ages: studies from Europe. Rawat Publications
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Mapping leisure and life through the ages in Sweden: the search for good governance
2017 (English)In: Leisure and life through the ages: studies from Europe / [ed] Ishwar Modi and Teus J. Kamphorst, Rawat Publications, 2017Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Leisure and Life through the Ages is a comprehensive account of eighteen countries from Europe to record developments in the field of leisure from a worldwide and comparative perspective. The coverage of the volume extends to Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden. The book also has a summarising article on Europe in the beginning which provides the basic general characteristics of leisure in Europe. Yet it may as well be said that in spite of certain basic features of leisure in Europe many of these countries are entertaining different practices and characteristics. All these papers have a thorough discussion on the broader perspective of leisure as it has existed during different periods of history in respective countries. The book will appeal to all those interested in the fields of leisure studies, cultural studies and sociology in general.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Rawat Publications, 2017
National Category
Other Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-18159 (URN)9788131608555 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-05-29 Created: 2018-05-29 Last updated: 2018-05-29Bibliographically approved
Wagner, U., Persson, H. T. & Overbye, M. (2017). Sponsor networks and business relations orchestrated by team sports clubs. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, 7(4), 426-443
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2017 (English)In: Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal, Vol. 7, no 4, p. 426-443Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study explores the role of sponsor networks in local community revealing that firms engage in sponsor networks primarily for business reasons, and suggests that team sport clubs plays an important role in local society beyond being mere entertainment industries.

National Category
Other Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-18064 (URN)10.1108/SBM-07-2016-0030 (DOI)
Available from: 2018-05-16 Created: 2018-05-16 Last updated: 2018-05-16Bibliographically approved
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