Zueva E.L., Khovaev S.U.
Perspectives of Social Entrepreneurship Development in Russian Context
The goal of the research is to identify the factors which influence the successful development of social entrepreneurship in Russia. The paper is focused on the social entrepreneurship phenomenon, its definition and characteristics. Different approaches to social entrepreneurship were described and systemized. It gives an analysis of government policy in this particular sphere, complemented by the analysis of private foundations that provide different kind of support for social entrepreneurs. The paper describes double-bottom approach to the social entrepreneurship. The research is based on the qualitative and quantitative research methods, such as survey, interviews and case studies, in order to understand the current position of social entrepreneurship and the main barriers for future development of these firms better.
Keywords: social entrepreneurship; social services; entrepreneurship