Social enterprises and regional development : opportunities and constraints in Australia

Ling, Sharine S. (2013) Social enterprises and regional development : opportunities and constraints in Australia. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis examines the role of social enterprises in regional development and is based on comparative case studies of two regions in NSW. With a specific focus on 10 social enterprises, including both Indigenous and non-Indigenous organisations, 63 interviews were conducted with a wide range of community stakeholders. Utilising a decolonising methodological approach, the study examined the social and financial needs of these organisations, as well as their contributions as regional development actors.

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ID Code: 63829
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Barraket, Josephine, Luke, Belinda, & McLaughlin, Julie
Keywords: Social Enterprises, Regional Development, Decolonising Research Methodology, Management, Capital
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 31 Oct 2013 06:26
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 23:27

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