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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.
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 ...
BALTA Project C-14 - Leadership in the Community Sector: Understanding the Challenges, Competencies and Needs of Practitioners in the Social Economy
This proposal/plan describes research being conducted by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in association with the University of Victoria. This project gathered information about the educational needs ...
BALTA Project C-15 - Taking Social Embeddedness into Account in Community Robustness and in the Social Economy
This proposal/plan describes work undertaken by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in association with Dr. Paul Reed of Carleton University. The project draws from recent research of Statistics Canada ...
BALTA Newsletter - Summer 2010
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.
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 ...
Exploring Applications of the Nova Scotia Co-op Development System in B.C. and Alberta
This research proposal outlines planned research examining how to strengthen the co-operative development systems in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. It builds upon earlier research of the BC-Alberta Social Economy ...
BALTA Project C9 - CED and Social Economy Policy Inventory in B.C. and Alberta
This project proposal/plan outlines a research project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The research will involve conducting an inventory of federal and provincial legislation (in Canada and the ...
BALTA Project C5 - From Social Economy to Solidarity Economy: Changing Perspectives in a Volatile World (Phase One)
This proposal/plan describes a research project for the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) to explore the relative merits and limitations of social economy and solidarity economy conceptualizations from a ...