Voluntas (2017) 28:2807–2808 DOI 10.1007/s11266-017-9834-4 BOOK REVIEW Teresa Chahine: Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2016, Textbook—292 pp, £44.99 Nicolae Cuta Published online: 30 January 2017 International Society for Third-Sector Research and The Johns Hopkins University 2017 Dr. Teresa Chahine is the Social Entrepreneurship Program Leader at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Center for Health and the Global Environment. She teaches social entrepreneurship at Harvard Chan School and Harvard Extension School. Since 2012, Dr. Chahine is also the Director of Alfanar Lebanon, a venture philanthropy organization supporting social entrepreneurs in Lebanon and Egypt. Based both on the author’s practical experience in working with social entrepreneurs around the world and on the course of social entrepreneurship she teaches, the content of the book includes exercises and learning tools (i.e. example boxes, discussion questions, planning templates, assignments) and plenty of case examples of social entrepreneurship from various sectors (health, environment, energy, education, agriculture, microﬁnance) from rural and urban areas around the world. Too, the book includes short interviews with some gurus of social entrepreneurship like: Muhammad Yunus (Grameen Bank), Bill Dryton (Ashoka) or Matt Flannery (Kiva). The author stated in the Preface that the
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