Voluntas (2017) 28:2812–2813 DOI 10.1007/s11266-017-9861-1 BOOK REVIEW Yanto Chandra and Linda Wong (eds.): Social Entrepreneurship in the Greater China Region: Policy and Cases Routledge, London and New York, 2016, 196 pp, Index, $145, Hardcover Tracy Shicun Cui Published online: 23 March 2017 International Society for Third-Sector Research and The Johns Hopkins University 2017 Background of the authors Yanto Chandra is Assistant Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, and his research interests are entrepreneurship, social investment, and research methods. Linda Wong is a former professor at the City University of Hong Kong. She was the founder and director of Project Flame. The book aims to describe the roles and impact of institutions and policies on the development and progress of social entrepreneurship in Greater China Region. Speciﬁcally, the editors have devoted six chapters on policies, practices, and cases in Hong Kong; one chapter on language implication of social enterprise in Chinese, one chapter on the Nonproﬁt Incubator (an intermediary organization) in Mainland China, and the other three chapters on Taiwan. Originating from poverty and unemployment program, policies in Hong Kong on social enterprise reﬂect a shift of government focus from poverty to innovation, with a heavy inﬂuence of
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