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  • Subject index

Each case uses a consistent framework that allows the reader to easily navigate them and make comparisons. Concluding Lessons Learned chapter provides a summary of the themes that emerge from the cases and gives the reader an outline of the practical dimensions involved in carrying out nonprofit innovations. Profiles an array of innovative nonprofit organizations from around the world that provides the reader with a balanced picture of the sector and show commonalities between cases that come from different countries, regions, and fields. Discussion questions at the end of each case ask the reader to reflect and analyze the innovation as well think creatively and initiate successful innovations themselves.

Chapter 8: Personal, Societal, and Political Conditions of Successful Innovations: A Case Study of the Difficult Survival of the Social Innovation Foundation (Hungary)

Personal, Societal, and Political Conditions of Successful Innovations: A Case Study of the Difficult Survival of the Social Innovation Foundation (Hungary)
Personal, societal, and political conditions of successful innovations: A case study of the difficult survival of the social innovation foundation (hungary)
Gábor Hegyesi Katalin Talyigás Jon Van Til

University of Jewish Studies and ELTE University, Budapest

University of Jewish Studies, Budapest

Rutgers University, USA

Introduction: Some Theoretical Considerations of Social Innovation

In a prescient act of social innovation, two of the authors, Katalin Talyigás and Gábor Hegyesi (each a social worker, social scientist, and long-time activist in Hungarian civil society), and other colleagues chose the name Social ...

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