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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
The Root of the Matter: Insiders Guide to Community Renewal #1
(Making Waves, 2004)
A graphic history of Community Renewal that discusses how the economy became separated from society, and what we can do about it.
SERC 3 WorkPlan – 2007-2008 Year
SERC 3 has chosen to elevate key questions as being central to the strategic vision it advances for its work. Together they speak to context and how we understand the social economy – its drivers, the obstacles it faces ...
BALTA Bits & Bites - September-October 2007
This is the inaugural issue of the bi-monthly newsletter of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia.
Building a Solidarity Economy in the 21st Century
(Newsletter of the North American Network for the Solidarity Economy, 2004)
"If we don't set out a stronger theoretical base for our work, if the movements we build are simply pragmatic & without a sound intellectual base, we will not succeed in changing hearts and minds." Pat Conaty
Constructing a Sustainable Future: Exploring the Strategic Relevance of Social and Solidarity Economy Frameworks
This working paper explores recent economic trends and thinking and the resulting conceptualizations of social and solidarity economy. The project focused on examining the definition of social economy being used by BALTA ...