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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 ...
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.
Foundations for the Social Economy
At present the strategies, policies and tools employed by the social economy in most countries are diffuse. There is no integrated narrative to bring together the small parts to form a more cohesive whole. This cross-cutting ...
Farmers’ Markets as Social Economy Drivers of Local Food Systems
There is growing interest in the re-localization of food systems. Farmers’ markets are important and increasingly prevalent sites of economic and social exchange in the evolution of local food systems. Little is understood, ...
Sustainability, Heritage Conservation and Sheltering the Social Economy
Many social economy organizations either operate out of, or own and manage, heritage buildings in urban and rural places. These heritage buildings provide a variety of functions from the provision of affordable housing ...
Social Economy Case Studies in Rural Alberta: Participatory Research with Mexican and Albertan Undergraduate Students
The Puebla-Alberta Community Service Exchange (PACSE) involves students from Augustana Campus, University of Alberta, and Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico, in community based learning and research in rural ...
The Fraser Valley Social Economy with Reference to Affordable Housing Provision and Related Support Services
This document explains the plans for a research project that will provide a portrait of the nature, dynamics and extent of the social economy in the Fraser Valley, specifically with regard to the provision of affordable ...
Natural Resources, Local Development and Social Enterprise: Examining the Connection Between Sustainable Rural Development and the Social Economy in British Columbia and Alberta
One of the first steps in any research process is to undertake a thorough review of the existing literature in a particular area in order to understand the field of knowledge that is being drawn from and built upon. It ...
The Social Economy in BC and Alberta: Strengthening the Foundations for Growth
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is a coalition of community based and academic institutions formed to conduct research on the social economy and community economic development in Alberta and British ...