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Concepts and Context
This first section of the book introduces key concepts, assumptions and ways of understanding the context within which CED and the social economy have evolved. While making no claim this modest beginning represents some ...
Building Community Wealth
(Centre for Community Enterprise, 2006)
This book was developed and tested as a resource to accompany a full-day workshop on Social Enterprise: Assessing Readiness and Getting Started in SE, which is part of the Development Wheel project.
Introduction to SE Reader
The wide ranging articles in this volume engage us in the critical reflections and learning of individuals, groups, organizations, enterprises and institutions that are in the trenches, actors and researchers who believe ...
Tracking Progress - Some Issues and Tools
Tracking progress is easy to say and hard to do. It becomes even harder in an era when tracking progress and accountability have often been morphed into rigid patterns of bean counting. People working in the trenches are ...
Spinning the Web of Supports: Building the Infrastructure of the Social Economy
The idea of a web of supports being of central importance to the revitalization and renewal of a particular place, or to the development of social enterprises, has been amply illustrated in several of the contributions ...
BALTA Bits & Bites - Spring 2008
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2008-07)
This is the quarterly newsletter of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia.
Build On Positive Results: CED's Best Practice In Canada Should Have Major Implications For Upcoming Reforms To Social Security Legislation
(Making Waves, 1994)
Cases such as RESO (Richard, 2004), Kitsaki Development Corporation (Decter and Kowall), Coastal Enterprises Inc (Black, 2006), and many others not included in this volume provoked interest inside a small agency called ...
Empowering our Citzens & our Communities: Building an Engine for Social & Economic Change
Mike Lewis, principal investigator of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), gave several presentations in November 2006 as part of a speaking tour in Germany. His topic was the Canadian Experience in ...
BALTA Project C5 - From Social Economy to Solidarity Economy: Changing Perspectives in a Volatile World (Phase One)
This proposal/plan describes a research project for the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) to explore the relative merits and limitations of social economy and solidarity economy conceptualizations from a ...
BALTA Project C6 - From Social Economy to Solidarity Economy: Changing Perspectives in a Volatile World (Phase Two)
This proposal/plan describes a second phase research project for the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) to explore the relative merits and limitations of social economy and solidarity economy conceptualizations ...