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Introduction to SE Reader
The wide ranging articles in this volume engage us in the critical reflections and learning of individuals, groups, organizations, enterprises and institutions that are in the trenches, actors and researchers who believe ...
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 ...
Spinning the Web of Supports: Building the Infrastructure of the Social Economy
The idea of a web of supports being of central importance to the revitalization and renewal of a particular place, or to the development of social enterprises, has been amply illustrated in several of the contributions ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
BALTA Project D2 Proposal for 2007-2008 - Leveraging Social Ownership of Proprietary Trademarks related to the Golden Mussel as a Base for Expansion of Social Enterprise in Coastal B.C. Aboriginal Communities
This proposal/plan presents plans for research by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) in support of golden mussel aquaculture industry development with British Columbia, Canada, coastal First Nations ...