Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Business & Economics Nonprofit Organizations & Charities

Understanding the Social Economy

A Canadian Perspective, Second Edition

by (author) Jack Quarter, Laurie Mook & Ann Armstrong

Publisher
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Initial publish date
Dec 2017
Category
Nonprofit Organizations & Charities, General, Public Affairs & Administration, General, Social Work
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780802096951
    Publish Date
    Nov 2009
    List Price
    $88.00
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780802096456
    Publish Date
    Nov 2009
    List Price
    $46.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781487520335
    Publish Date
    Nov 2017
    List Price
    $50.00
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781487500450
    Publish Date
    Dec 2017
    List Price
    $85.00
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781442697829
    Publish Date
    Dec 2009
    List Price
    $96
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781442697218
    Publish Date
    Nov 2009
    List Price
    $40.95

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it

Out of print

This edition is not currently available in bookstores. Check your local library or search for used copies at Abebooks.

Description

Suitable for courses addressing community economic development, co-operatives, and non-profit organizations, the second edition of Understanding the Social Economy expands upon the authors’ ground-breaking examination of organizations founded upon a social mission – social enterprises, non-profits, co-operatives, credit unions, and community development associations.

 

The second edition examines the immense impact that digital communication and relationships have had on the social economy and civil society, and includes new examples that reflect technology’s impact on the social economy: the impact of ICT in the delivery of public sector non-profit service, digital micro-finance and crowd funding, and e-governance initiatives linking municipalities and the citizenry. The second edition contains six new case studies as well two new chapters addressing leadership and strategic management and human resource management. A much-needed work on an important but neglected facet of business studies, Understanding the Social Economy continues to be an invaluable resource for the classroom and for participants working in the social sector.

About the authors

Jack Quarter is a professor and co-director of the Social Economy Centre at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. He is the author of Canada's Social Economy and Crossing the Line. He edited How to Start a Worker's Co-op and co-edited Partners in Enterprise: The Worker Ownership Phenomenon.

Jack Quarter's profile page

Laurie Mook is the co-director of the Social Economy Centre at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.

Laurie Mook's profile page

Ann Armstrong is a lecturer and the academic director of the Business Edge program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

Ann Armstrong's profile page

Other titles by Jack Quarter

Other titles by Laurie Mook

Other titles by Ann Armstrong