In Search of... Exploration of the boundaries, scope and definitions of the social economy: a discussion paper. Working Paper # 2009-4

Article English OPEN
Myers, Jan;
  • Publisher: Social Economy and Sustainability Research (SES/ESD) Network, Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Subject: N200 | L400

This working paper presents an extensive, albeit not exhaustive, review of available literature has been made to support the policy scan and research to consider definitions of ‘social economy’, ‘social enterprise’ and ‘social economy enterprise’,‘social capital’and ‘pu... View more
  • References (28)
    28 references, page 1 of 3

    Amin, A., Cameron, A., and Hudson, R., (1999) 'Welfare as Work? The Potential of the UK Social Economy', Environment and Planning A, Vol. 31, No. 11, p. 2033.

    ARUC-ÉS (n.d.) Économie Sociale, available to download from :ÉSetRQRPÉS/Présentation/tabid/67/Default.aspx

    BCSER. (2008) Mapping project's working definition of "social economy, available at: _of_Social_Economy_--_3.pdf

    Belhadji, B. (2001), Socio-Economic Profile of Aboriginal Co-operatives in Canada. Ottawa: Government of Canada, Co-operatives Secretariat.

    Bouchard, M., Ferraton, C., & Michaud, V. (2006), Database on social economy organisations: the qualification criteria, Working Papers of the Canada Research Chair on the Social Economy, no R-2006-03, Montreal: Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).

    Brock, K. (2009). Building the Social Economy through Government Support: understanding the relationship, 2009 ANSER/ARES annual conference, May 2009. Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

    Brock, K. L., & Bulpitt, C. (2007), Encouraging the Social Economy through Public Policy: the relationship between the Ontario Government and social economy organisations, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, May-June. University of Saskatchewan, Sa.

    Brouard, F., & Larivet, S. (2009), Social Entrepreneurship: definitions and boundaries. Paper presented at the Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research /Association de recherche des organismes sans but lucratif et de l'économie sociale, May 2009, Carleton University, Ottawa.

    Brown, L (2008) Definition of the Social Economy, available from

    Brown, L., Hall, M., & Thériault, L. (2006), Co-operative and the Social Economy: an approach to mapping in Atlantic Canada, Paper Prepared for the session “Regional Analyses of the Social Economy” May 30, 2006, York University, Ontario.

  • Metrics
Share - Bookmark