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Title Social purpose enterprises : case studies for social change / edited by Jack Quarter, Sherida Ryan, and Andrea Chan.
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2014]

Subject Nonprofit organizations -- Canada -- Case studies.
Social entrepreneurship -- Canada -- Case studies.
Marginality, Social -- Employment -- Canada -- Case studies.
Economics -- Canada -- Sociological aspects -- Case studies.
Alt Name Quarter, Jack,
Ryan, Sherida, 1949-
Chan, Andrea, 1979-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 324 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Social purpose enterprises: A conceptual framework / Jack Quarter, Sherida Ryan, and Andrea Chan -- Section A: Marginalized by stigma. Common ground co-operative: Supporting employment options / Frances Owen, Anne Readhead, Courtney Bishop, Jennifer Hope, and Jeannette Campbell ; When the business is the people: The impact of A-Way Express courier / Kunle Akingbola ; Miziwe Biik case study: Microloans in the urban aboriginal community / Mary Foster, Ida Berger, Kenn Ross, and Kristine Neglia ; Groupe Convex: Measuring its impact / Ushnish Sengupta, Caroline Arcand, and Ann Armstrong -- Section B: Women on the social margins. Inspirations Studio at Sistering: A systems analysis / Agnes Meinhard, Annie Lok, and Pauline O'Connor ; Microentrepreneurs in economic turbulence: The Alterna Savings micro-finance program / Edward T. Jackson, Susan Henry, and Chinyere Amadi ; Canadian immigrants and their access to services: A case study of a social purpose enterprise / Marlene Walk, Itay Greenspan, Honey Crossley, and Femida Handy ; Well-being of childcare workers at the Learning Enrichment Foundation: A Toronto community economic development organization / Andrea Chan, Robyn Hoogendam, Peter Frampton, Andrew Holeton, Emily Pohl-Weary, Sherida Ryan, and Jack Quarter -- Section C: Urban poor and immigrants. Doing markets differently: FoodShare's Good Food Markets / Michael Classens, J.J. McMurtry, and Jennifer Sumner ; Stakeholders' stories of impact: The case of Furniture Bank / Andrea Chan, Laurie Mook, and Susanna Kislenko ; The complex relation between a social enterprise and its parent non-profit: The case of Northwood Translation Bureau / Jennifer Hann and Daniel Schugurensky -- Section D: Youth. Market-based solutions for at-risk youth: River Restaurant / Raymond Dart ; Social purpose enterprises: A modified social welfare framework / Jack Quarter, Sherida Ryan, and Andrea Chan.
Note Online resource; title from e-book title screen (Ebrary platform, viewed March 21, 2016).
ISBN 9781442663787 (electronic bk.)
1442663782 (electronic bk.)
9781442645844 (cloth)
1442645849 (cloth)
9781442614048 (paper)
1442614048 (paper)
OCLC # 898894406
Additional Format Print version: 9781442645844 9781442614048 (DLC) 2015301706 (OCoLC)905450176.
Print version: Social purposes enterprises 9781442645844 (OCoLC)879584213.