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Excerpts from books on social innovation

 

Winning Marriage

The inside story of how same-sex couples took on the politicians and pundits - and won.

By Marc Solomon | Mar. 2, 2015
 

The Resilience Dividend

In The Resilience Dividend, Judith Rodin addresses how individuals, communities, and organizations have built resilience in the aftermath of disasters, and why resilience is an urgent socio-economic issue.

By Judith Rodin | Jan. 20, 2015
 

Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character is the story of the Eagle Academy and of the joys and challenges in educating and serving at-risk boys as they become young men.

 
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The Impact Investor

The Impact Investor offers precise practices and suggestions for impactful investing from various experiences.

 

Smartcuts

Smartcuts analyzes the smart shortcuts various successful people take via "lateral thinking" so that all workers and thinkers can be encouraged to work smarter.

By Shane Snow | Dec. 2, 2014
 
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Cheap and Clean

Cheap and Clean explores how, more than anything else, beliefs about the costs and environmental harms associated with certain fuels drive opinions about energy and climate change policy.

 
Connecting to Change the World; Plastrik, Taylor, Cleveland

Connecting to Change the World: Harnessing the Power of Networks for Social Impact

Connecting to Change the World explores common network design issues in-depth and provides advice on how to handle them.

 
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Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good

Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good is a look at how social entrepreneurs have used business models to change the world.

By Kyle Westaway | Oct. 15, 2014
 
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Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Post-War America

Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Post-War America offers a sweeping look at political and economic divisions in American politics over the past century.

By Doug McAdam & Karina Kloos | Oct. 1, 2014
 
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The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth

The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth offers lessons on using the competitive advantage of reciprocity to capitalize on partnerships and anticipate future disruptions.

By Bob Johansen & Karl Ronn | Sep. 24, 2014