Matthew T. A. Nash

* I am indebted for the definition of social entrepreneurship and for the formulation of much of the material on social entrepreneurship theory to my colleague, the late J. Gregory Dees, who was professor of the practice of social entrepreneurship and founding faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and who was widely recognized as the pioneer of social entrepreneurship research and education. This chapter draws heavily on his work and that of our current and former colleagues at CASE, especially Paul N. Bloom, Beth Battle Anderson, and Catherine Clark.

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