A A New Era of Social Enterprise? A Global Viewpoint

  • Dr Jamie P. Halsall University of Huddersfield
  • Dr Roopinder Oberoi University of Delhi
  • Dr Michael Snowden University of Huddersfield
Keywords: Community, Coronavirus, Social Enterprise, Mentorship, Social Entrepreneurship, Pandemic


The outbreak of Coronavirus across the world has fundamentally changed the way society functions. The pandemic has shifted the way a capitalist economy works for the state. Drastic measures have had to be put in place; for example, many countries have put extra investment into the health sector and generated support for people who cannot work due to the lockdown rules that have been implemented. More than ever before, the state is playing a vital role. Therefore, various institutions, from charities and non-government organisations, to the public/private sectors, are the driving forces in tackling this pandemic. The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the ways forward and the ways in which social enterprise will be imperative in this global pandemic.

Author Biographies

Dr Jamie P. Halsall, University of Huddersfield

Jamie P. Halsall is a Reader in Social Sciences in the School of Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield, UK. His research interests include communities, globalisation, higher education, public and social policy.

Dr Roopinder Oberoi, University of Delhi

Roopinder Oberoi is a senior faculty at Department of Political Science, Delhi University for 15 years. She did her M.A, M.Phil and PhD from University of Delhi. She specializes in the area of Political Science, Public Administration, Public policy and Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development.

Dr Michael Snowden, University of Huddersfield

Michael Snowden is a senior lecturer in Mentoring Studies in the School of Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield. His research interests lie in the field of pedagogy, mentorship, social enterprise, curriculum enhancement, and learning.