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Place-based Public Policy: Towards a New Urban and Community Agenda for Canada
(Canadian Policy Research Networks, 2005-03)
To inform the efforts to address this new policy challenge now under way across Canada, this paper explores experiences in Britain, Europe and the United States. Governments there started earlier than Canada and have ...
Review of Placing the Social Economy by Amin, Cameron, Hudson in 2002
This book offers a challenging assessment of the merits of the social economy, with far-reaching implications for policy and attitudes towards the social economy. It analyses the performance of this sector in different parts ...
The Solidarity Economy in North America : An Emerging Debate - January 2007
The language of the solidarity economy is not exactly common vocabulary in Canada or the U.S. Even among practitioners and activists in community economic development, the social economy, co-operatives, economic democracy ...
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 ...
Social Enterprise in Human Services and Affordable Housing
Human services and affordable housing are two constant themes in the history of CED and the social economy. This is not surprising. How we care for each other, or not, speaks centrally to the character of our social relations ...
Revelstoke Community Forest Corporation: A Community Venture Repatriates Benefits from Local Public Forests
(Making Waves, 1995)
Economically prostrate in the mid 1980s, the town of Revelstoke, BC has demonstrated how a small community can regain a say in its economic future. The Revelstoke Community Forest Corporation (RCFC) is a community-owned ...
Using Participatory Simulation Support Learning Algorithms
During learning computer science theory, it is essential to learn sorting algorithms, but it is not easy to understand the concept of the different sorting algorithms. This paper describes a system called PLASPS (PDA-based ...
Positive Motion, Inc.
The simplicity of flashcards makes them ideally suited for memorizing word lists on small, mobile devices but flashcards are not well suited to subjects that require more sophisticated organizational structure. Legal ...
A Corporate View of Mobile Learning
In the corporate training environment, acquisition of new skills by employees through training is critically important. This obviously implies that practice-based training programs that enable employees to internalize, ...
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.