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Author Horn, Denise M

Title Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship : Civic Participation and the Future of Democracy
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (162 pages)
Series Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy
Routledge studies in governance and public policy
Contents Cover; Democratic Governance and Social Entrepreneurship; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: social entrepreneurship, development, and democracy; PART I Agency, structure, and democratization; 1 Development and democratization: two sides, same story; 2 Capabilities, agency, and structure; PART II Social entrepreneurship, the state, and governance; 3 The intersection of agency and structure: microcredit in India as a political tool; 4 Thailand: nationalist projects, development, and governance
5 Development, social entrepreneurship, and deliberative democracyNotes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This book explores the connection between strong democracy and neoliberal development schemes based on the concept of 'social entrepreneurship' in Thailand and Southern India. With an original approach, this book addresses the intersection between emerging approaches to development; namely microfinance, microenterprise, and social entrepreneurship, and the ability of societies to generate their own public goods without state assistance. Utilizing observation, fieldwork, and practice in Northern Thailand and Southern India, as well as secondary sources from the southern Asia reg
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Subject Microfinance -- India -- Andhra Pradesh
Political participation -- India -- Andhra Pradesh
Social entrepreneurship -- India -- Andhra Pradesh
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Democracy.
Political participation.
Social entrepreneurship.
India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1135073147