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Author Quarter, Jack.
Title Understanding the social economy : a Canadian perspective / Jack Quarter, Laurie Mook, and Ann Armstrong.
Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2009]
Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010.

Author Quarter, Jack.
Subject Community development -- Canada.
Cooperative societies -- Canada.
Nonprofit organizations -- Canada.
Economics -- Canada -- Sociological aspects.
Business enterprises -- Canada -- Case studies.
Canada -- Social policy.
Alt Name Armstrong, Ann, 1951-
Mook, Laurie.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 387 pages : illustrations)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-369) and index.
Contents An introduction to Canada's social economy -- Social economy businesses -- Community economic development -- Social enterprises -- Public sector non-profits -- Civil society organizations -- Organizational design and governance strategies -- Financing -- Social accounting and accountability.
Summary In Understanding the Social Economy, Quarter, Mook, and Armstrong integrate a wide array of organizations founded upon a social mission - social enterprises, nonprofits, co-operatives, credit unions, and community development associations - under the rubric of the 'social economy.'
ISBN 9781442697829 (electronic bk.)
1442697822 (electronic bk.)
9780802096951 (bound)
9780802096456 (pbk.)
OCLC # 707712731
Additional Format Print version: 9780802096951