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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 ...