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Authors
Charles Leadbeater
Publication Type
Pamphlet
Publication Date
1997-01-01
ISBN
1 898309 53 1
Cost
9.95

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This report examines the growing band of social entrepreneurs who are developing innovative answers to many of Britain’s most pressing social problems, such as homelessness, drug dependency and joblessness. The report is based on case studies of five schemes which exemplify the potential of social entrepreneurs to create forms of active welfare which are both cheaper and more effective than the traditional services offered by the welfare state. Charles Leadbeater is a consultant, writer and Demos Research Associate. ‘Bright ideas’ Guardian