Social Enterprise and Wellbeing in Community Life

Jane Farmer, Tracey Decotta, Katherine McKinnon, Jo Barraket, Sarah-Anne Munoz, Heather Douglas, Michael Roy

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Purpose - This paper aims to explore the well-being impacts of social enterprise, beyond a social enterprise per se, in everyday community life.

Design/methodology/approach - An exploratory case study was used. The study’s underpinning theory is from relational geography, including Spaces of Wellbeing Theory and therapeutic assemblage. These theories underpin data collection methods. Nine social enterprise participants were engaged in mental mapping and walking interviews. Four other informants with “boundary-spanning” roles involving knowledge of the social enterprise and the community were interviewed. Data were managed using NVivo, and analysed thematically.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-254
Number of pages19
JournalSocial Enterprise Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 26 May 2016


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