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Stanford Social Innovation Review

Summer 2015

Volume 13, Number 3

The summer 2015 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review features two articles about the blurring of the lines separating the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. The cover story, “Time for the Plural Sector,” argues that the differences between the two sectors are important and should be made more distinct. The “The Wall Street Takeover of Nonprofit Boards” shows the danger of nonprofit boards becoming too similar to for-profit boards.

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