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Making Change: Youth Social Entrepreneurship as an Approach to Positive Youth and Community Development

Tina P. Kruse

Abstract

Making Change: Youth Social Entrepreneurship as an Approach to Positive Youth and Community Development connects multiple fields of practices and scholarship to explore a youth-focused model for promoting social justice. Social entrepreneurship creates opportunities, especially for youth in marginalized communities where the opportunity gap, suppressed social mobility, and economic disparity are most profound. In such settings, engaging youth as leaders of social change offers the potentially exponential benefits of personal empowerment, community improvement, and economic transformation. Writ ... More

Keywords: youth development, community development, social entrepreneurship, youth leadership, social justice, opportunity gap

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190849795
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190849795.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tina P. Kruse, author
Macalester University

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