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Author Gaudiani, Claire, author

Title Daughters of the declaration : how women social entrepreneurs built the American dream / Claire Gaudiani & David Graham Burnett

Publ Info New York : PublicAffairs, 2011,copyright 2011
New York : PublicAffairs, 2011,copyright 2011
Edition First edition
 CCE Main Collection  HV541 .G38 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Newport  HV541 .G38 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  HV541 .G38 2011    AVAILABLE
 RIC  HV541 .G38 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV541 .G38 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HV541 .G38 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 333 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (page 311-318) and index
Contents The American creed -- The women of the new nation -- Enterprise : commercial and social -- Republican mothers in action -- Social entrepreneurship and the founding of American Religious orders -- A market-based social enterprise solution - The agonizing issue of slavery -- Individualism and social profit in the post-civil war era -- Building national organizations for social profit -- Investors in social profit enterprise -- Social science, social service, and social profit -- Partnerships with the federal government -- Conclusion: Cooperative individualism
Note Argues that a diverse group of women entrepreneurs are responsible for organizing local associations and began the original women's movement in America
LC subject Women philanthropists -- United States -- History
Social entrepreneurship -- United States -- History
Endowments -- Economic aspects -- United States
Social change -- United States -- History
Add Author Burnett, D. Graham, author
ISBN 9781610390316 (hardback : alk. paper)
1610390318 (hardback : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9781610390316