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Project C6 - From Social Economy to Solidarity Economy: Changing Perspectives in a Volatile World (Phase Two)
Phase one of this project contrasted the Pearse conceptual formulation of the social economy with an alternative formulation called the solidarity economy. This research will document two cases, one from Chicago and another ...
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 ...
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.
BALTA Bits & Bites - January-February 2008
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2008-02-29)
This is 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.
Community Economic Development, Community Development Finance: Introducing the Terms Exploring the Relationship
How the two terms community economic development and community development finance are defined is crucial to the construction of any development system, whether it be geographic or functional in scope. What the terms are ...
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 ...
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 ...
Social Economy? Solidarity Economy? Exploring the Implications of Conceptual Nuance for Acting in a Volatile World
(Published as "Social economy and solidarity economy: Transformative concepts for unprecedented times" in Jenna Allard, Carl Davidson and Julie Matthaei (Eds.). Solidarity economy: building alternatives for people and planet. Changemaker Publications, Chicago., 2008)
This paper suggests that the solidarity economy as a conceptual framework in progress may have significant theoretical and strategic implications for actors in the social economy. The distinct boundaries most social economy ...