Changing social and economic structure with the effect of transition from traditional society to modern society revealed new trends. In this process of change, one of the important actors which contributes to the democratization of modern has been civil society organizations as well. In resolving social problems such as poverty, disease, education, unemployment, human rights, women's, environmental issues, housing problems, structures such as "social entrepreneurship", " corporate social responsibility" and "social business" are in service. The "civil society", "social entrepreneurship", " corporate social responsibility" and "social enterprise" concepts, therefore, have become quite popular in recent years. In the study, explained the meaning of these concepts, connections between them are focused on. In additon, the place and importance of this new formations assessed within the scope of civil society is emphasised.
Non-governmental, non-governmental organizations, social of entrepreneurial, corporate social respon