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THE POWER of SOCIAL INNOVATION

Civic leaders across the U.S. and throughout the world are discovering creative ways to overcome the obstacles that seal the doors of opportunity for too many.

These inspiring individuals believe that within our communities lie the entrepreneurial spirit, compassion, and resources to make progress in such critical areas as education, housing, a
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Hardcover, 274 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Jossey-Bass (first published 2010)
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Gregory
Jul 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful book with practical perspectives to put public policy back into the hands of citizens. As government has become an oligarchy of financial interests, this book offers leaders new perspectives to effect meaningful change.
Mimi Nguyen
Aug 31, 2012 rated it liked it
I read this book for my public private partnerships class in grad school and I liked it but wanted to re read it for pleasure... Pity the book became repetitive by the end but still some great cases to read about.
Matej
Apr 08, 2012 rated it it was ok
could really use some editorial work, very hard to follow at times
Dwight Walker
Jan 21, 2016 marked it as to-read
looks interesting
Lindsey
Jun 24, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: not-finished
There is the potential for some interesting ideas and discussion but the writing style was just too cumbersome for me to get through this book.
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