Publications - Articles

(Partial list)

I. Abbou, B. Gidron, N. Buber-Ben David, Y. Greenberg, Y. Monnickendam-Givon & A. Navon (2017) Social enterprise in Israel: The swinging pendulum between collectivism and individualism, Social Enterprise Journal, 13(4), 329-344,

B. Gidron & Y. Monnickendam-Givon (2017) A Social Welfare Perspective of Market-oriented Social Enterprises, International Journal of Social Welfare, 26(2), 127-140 
***Recipient of the 2017 award for best scholarly contribution of the IJSW***

B. Gidron (2017) The Dual Hybridity of Social Enterprises for Marginalized Populations, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 8(1), 1-13

Y. Monnickendam-Givon, D. Schwartz & B. Gidron (2016) Networks not Utilized: The Case of Ultra-Orthodox Female Micro-Entrepreneurs in Israel, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 21(1) 

B. Gidron (2014) Market-Oriented Social Enterprises Employing People with Disabilities: A Participants' Perspective, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 5(1) 60-76

B. Gidron (2013) The (Continued) Search for an Appropriate Name for the Third Sector, Voluntary Sector Review 4(3) 303-307

B. Gidron & I. Abbou (2012) The Phenomenon of Social Businesses: Some Insights from Israel, in  B. Gidron & Y. Hasenfeld (eds.) Social Enterprise: An Organizational Perspective, Palgrave/ Macmillan, 144-161


N. Limor & B. Gidron (2012) The Public Responsibility of the Third Sector in Israel, in R. Cohen-Almagor & O. Arbel-Ganz (eds.) Public Responsibility (Hebrew)

B. Gidron (2010) Promoting Civil Society in Third Sector Organizations through Participatory Management Patterns European Management Journal  28, 403-412 (Special Issue on Nonprofit Organizations Management)

  • also in Hebrew Civil Society and Third Sector in Israel (2011) 3(2), 29-47
B. Gidron (2010) Policy Challenges in Light of the Emerging Phenomenon of Social Businesses Nonprofit Policy Forum 1(1) article 3
M. Bar-Almog & B. Gidron (2009) The Long Journey to the Promised Land: Policy Initiatives towards the Third Sector in Israel in B. Gidron & M. Bar-Almog (eds.) Policy Initiatives towards the Third sector in International Perspective, New York, Springer, 159-188
B. Gidron, A. Shlanger & Y. Elon (2008) The Contribution of Foreign Philanthropic Foundations to the Israeli Society, Civil Society and Third Sector in Israel 2(1), 11-31

o        Also in Hebrew: Civil Society and Third Sector in Israel 2(1), 33-49

B. Gidron, D. Babis & Y. Elon (2007) Jewish Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) NPOs in Israel: Protecting and Crossing Community Borders, in G. Gemelli (ed.) Religions and Philanthropy, Bakersville, Bologna, 297-321
H. Katz, Y. Elon, B. Gidron, H. Yogev, M. Ya'akobi, E. Levinson, E. Raviv (2007) The Third Sector during the Second Lebanon War: Its Advantages, Limitations and Relatios with Government, Civil Society and Third Sector in Israel, 1(1) 39-64 (Hebrew)
B. Gidron (2006) Characteristics of the Third Sector in Israel, in J. L. Monzon Campos (ed.) El Tercer Sector no Lucrativa en el Mediterraneo, Ciriec, 43-84 (Spanish)
B. Gidron, H. Katz, H. Bar-Mor, Y. Katan, I. Silber & M. Talias (2003) Through a New Lens: The Third Sector and Israeli Society, Israel Studies, 8(1), 20-59
B. Gidron (2002) Chapter 4: Intellectual Challenges During the First Phase of ISTR's Development. Celebrating ISTR'S Tenth Anniversary:It's Past, Current Progress and Future Prospects. Baltimore: The International Society for Third-Sector Research, 43-46
B. Gidron & H. Katz (2002) The De Facto Public Policy towards the Third Sector in Israel in D. Koren (ed.) Prospects and Practices of Public Policy in Israel, Lexington Books
B. Gidron, S. Katz, M. Meyer, Y. Hasenfeld, R. Schwartz, J. Crane (1999) “Peace/Conflict Resolution Organizations in Three Protracted Conflicts: Structures, Resources and Ideology” Voluntas 10(4), 275-298
B. Gidron & S. Katz (1998) Defining the Nonprofit Sector:Israel. Baltimore:Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project, John Hopkins University.
B. Gidron & M.Chelser (1994) Universal and Particular Attributes of Self Help: A Framework for International & Multicultural Analysis, Prevention in Human Services, 11(1), 1-44.
B. Gidron & Y. Hasenfeld  (1994) Human Service Organizations and Self-Help Groups:Can They Collaborate?, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 5(2), 159-172.
Y. Hasenfeld & B. Gidron (1993) Self-Help Groups and Human Service Organizations: An Inter-organizational Perspective Social Service Review, 67(2), 217-236
B. Gidron, M. Chesler & B. Chesney (1991) Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Self-Help Groups: Comparison between Participants and Nonparticipants in Israel and the United States American Journal of Community Psychology, 19(5), 667-681

      Also in Hebrew (1992) Chevra Ve'Revacha, 12(4), 361-372
B. Gidron (1991) Stress and Coping among Israeli Parents of the Mentally Ill International Social Work Journal, 34(2), 159-170
M. Chesler, B. Chesney & B. Gidron (1990) Israeli and US Orientation Toward Self-Help Groups for Families in Crisis, Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 19(3), 251-262.
B. Gidron & D.Bargal (1986) Self-Help Awareness in Israel:An Expression of Structural Changes & Expanding Citizen Participation, Journal of Voluntary Action Research, 15(2), 47-56.
B. Gidron (1984) Predictors of Retention and Turnover Among Service Volunteer Workers, Journal of Social Service Research, 8(1), 1-16.
B. Gidron (1983) Teaching Social Workers to Work with Volunteers: Consideration in Curriculum Design, Issues in Social Work Education, 3(1), 39-47.
B. Gidron (1983) Sources of Job Satisfaction among Service Volunteers Journal of Voluntary Action Research, 12(1), 20-35
B. Gidron (1979) Volunteer Programs in Mental Health, Administration in Mental Health, 7(2) 133-146.
B. Gidron (1978) Volunteer Work and Its Rewards, Volunteer Administration, XI(3), 18-32