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Researching the social economy

Author: Jack Quarter; Laurie Mook; Sherida Ryan
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributions to this volume, flowing from an inter-regional and international network of scholars and community organizations, analyze how the social economy, in its many manifestations, interacts with and shares commonalities with organizations in the other sectors of the economy. Taken as a whole, Researching the Social Economy enriches our understanding of how this important cluster of organizations
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Quarter; Laurie Mook; Sherida Ryan
ISBN: 9781442660281 1442660287
OCLC Number: 756283688
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 335 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: What's in a Name? / Laurie Mook, Jack Quarter, and Sherida Ryan --
A Portrait of the Ontario Social Economy / David M. Lasby and Michael H. Hall --
The Social Economy in Quebec: Towards a New Political Economy / Marguerite Mendell and Nancy Neamtan --
The Social Economy in Europe: Trends and Challenges / Roger Spear --
A Comparative Analysis of Voluntary Sector-Government Relations in Canada and England / Peter R. Elson --
Capturing Complexity: The Ontario Government Relationship with the Social Economy Sector / Kathy L. Brock --
Notes in the Margins: The Social Economy in Economics and Business Textbooks / Daniel Schugurensky and Erica McCollum --
Mandatory High School Community Service in Ontario: Assessing and Improving its Impact / Paulette Padanyi, Mark Baetz and Steven D. Brown and Ailsa Henderson --
Strategic Partnerships: Community Climate Change Partners and Resilience to Funding Cuts / Travis Gliedt, Paul Parker and Jennifer Lynes --
The Online Social Economy: Canadian Nonprofits and the Internet / Sherida Ryan --
Corporate Participation in the Social Economy: Employer-supported Volunteering Programs / Agnes Meinhard, Femida Handy and Itay Greenspan --
Work Stoppages in Canadian Social Economy Organizations / Kunle Akingbola --
Organic Farmers and the Social Economy: Positive Synergies for Community Development / Jennifer Sumner and Sophie Llewelyn --
On the Challenges of Inclusion and the Co-operative Movement for Francophone Immigrants in Ontario / Ginette Lafrenière.
Responsibility: edited by Laurie Mook, Jack Quarter, and Sherida Ryan.
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