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(Rural Secretariat Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2004-06)
Written as a national policy paper for the Rural Secretariat, this paper provides a succinct and clear overview of several rural trends, challenges, strategies, and policy options for increasing the sustainability of rural ...
Sustainability, the Social Economy, and the Eco-social Crisis: Traveling Concepts and Bridging Fields
Current global issues such as climate change and peak oil have brought attention to the severity and complexity of our eco-social crisis and called for local action and community-based solutions. There is a need for middle ...
Reciprocity is Green: Sustainable Development and the Social Economy
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) explores the potential for synergy between the sustainable development and social economy fields/movements.
Sustainability, the Social Economy, and the Eco-Social Crisis: Traveling Concepts and Bridging Fields
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA research project (B2) examining the potential synergy between the sustainability and ...
Success without Succession? Reflections on the Building and Sustaining of Social Enterprise
(Making Waves, 2006)
Inner City Development Inc. was established in the summer of 2002 to provide good jobs to people in Winnipeg’s inner city who live in poverty and who are marginalized by systemic discrimination. For more than four years, ...
Community-controlled economic development as a strategic vision for the sustainable agriculture movement
(Making Waves, 2000)
If industrial agriculture is ever to be dislodged, its opponents must achieve a strategic vision that encompasses a vast range of issues. Labour practices, pesticide reduction, farmland protection, nutrition, and consumer ...
Rural Paradox; The agricultural land trust looks tailor-made for CED. But is it?
(Making Waves, 2006)
In the agricultural land trust, rural Canada has at hand a useful structure for defending small-scale farming from industrial agriculture. But trusts will not get to square one until farmers themselves start to question ...
Project B2-2007 Sustainability and the Social Economy
This project will examine the theoretical and practical implications of socio-ecological questions for the social economy or solidarity economy. The initial proposal is three parallel avenues of research: 1) a critical ...
Project B1 - Understanding the role of the social economy in advancing rural revitalization and development.
This project will build upon the broad literature review currently being conducted for SERC II, and will focus on the role that social enterprises in specific resource sectors play in sustaining and revitalizing rural ...
Bibliography: Sustainability and Social Economy