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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 ...
Land Tenure and the Social Economy
This is a proposal and plan for a BALTA research project. Shared equity land ownership is important in the social economy. Examples of it can be found in a range of sectors including agriculture, housing (in rural and ...
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, ...
Infrastructure for the Social Economy: A literature Review for BALTA’s Social Economy Research Cluster 3
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 ...
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 ...
BALTA Newsletter - Autumn 2009
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-09)
This is the newsletter of the of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC and Alberta
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-05)
This paper gives an overview of the Canadian nonprofit capital market, focusing on the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors, including the users of nonprofit capital, the nonprofit capital investors, and the financial ...
Mapping Social Enterprise in Sunnyside-Hillhurst
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-11)
This research, led by Dr. Noel Keough of the University of Calgary and conducted by Master's in Environmental Design student, Celia Lee, has mapped the social economy at a neighbourhood level in one Calgary (Alberta, Canada) ...