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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
BALTA Bits & Bites - September-October 2007
This is the inaugural issue of 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.
SERC 3 WorkPlan – 2007-2008 Year
SERC 3 has chosen to elevate key questions as being central to the strategic vision it advances for its work. Together they speak to context and how we understand the social economy – its drivers, the obstacles it faces ...
BALTA Bits & Bites - November-December 2007
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2007-12-31)
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.