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BALTA Project D1 - SERC Literature reviews
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. In ...
Project B2-2007 Sustainability and the Social Economy
This project will examine the theoretical and practical implications of socio-ecological questions for the social economy or solidarity economy. The initial proposal is three parallel avenues of research: 1) a critical ...
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 ...
Sustainable Infrastructure for the Social Economy: Cluster-based Social Enterprise Models
The social economy is a mosaic of organizations, from credit unions and co-operatives to social enterprises and non-profit organizations. Many non-profit organizations and social enterprises work on shoestring budgets and ...
Community reinvestment and the challenges of scaling up the social economy
This presentation to the 2007 CIRIEC International Research Conference provided an overview of results from initial literature reviews conducted on behalf of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The ...
Exploring BALTA’S Future
This report examines both the literature on research networks and examples of research networks to identify key learnings about research networks and the factors that impact on their success. It was conducted as input to ...
BALTA Project D7 – Land Tenure and the Social Economy: Phase 2
This project proposal/plan outlines planned research of the BC-Alberta Social economy Research Alliance that builds on the results of earlier research (Project D3) on land tenure and land trusts. The goal of the research ...
BALTA Project D10 – Advancing the Social Economy Through Networks and Collaboration
This project proposal/plan outlines research of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance that explores researcher-practioner networks and other networks as appropriate in order to identify best practice models, ...
“Social Economizing” Sustainability: A cross-project analysis & synthesis of research findings
This is the project proposal for BALTA Project B8, which involves the establishment of a one year BALTA supported post-doctoral researcher position. The focus of the position will be to facilitate analysis and synthesis ...
Reciprocity is Green: Sustainable Development and the Social Economy
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) explores the potential for synergy between the sustainable development and social economy fields/movements.