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Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Peter North and Molly Scott Cato (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The need to avoid dangerous climate change whilst meeting the needs of millions in the global north and south suggests that a new economic model is required. Social and solidarity economies have been ... More


Transitioning towards low carbon solidarity economies?

Peter North

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Building on the diverse economies perspective of JK Gibson-Graham, this chapter discusses how conceptions of just and sustainable economies in the context of the Anthropocene can be generated and, ... More


Entrepreneurial activation: the Spanish Capitalisation of Unemployment Benefits programme

Aitor Gómez González

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter is centred on the Capitalisation of Unemployment Benefits programme, which is the most important employment scheme in Spain. It explains that this programme allows the unemployed who are ... More


Introduction: new economies North and South – sharing the transition to a just and sustainable future

Peter North and Molly Scott Cato

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sets the scene for the edited collection which follows it, recounting the findings of an international conversation on the social and solidarity economies between participants from ... More


Towards a new economics: concepts and experiences from Latin America

José Luis Coraggio

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the Social and Solidarity Economy is presented both as an alternative theory and a counterhegemonic program of political action that challenges the tenets of the market economy of ... More


Social Investment in theory and praxis: a ‘quiet revolution’ in innovative local services?

Andrea Bassi, Susan Baines, Judit Csoba, and Flórián Sipos

in Implementing Innovative Social Investment: Strategic Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447347828
eISBN:
9781447347873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347828.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This final chapter draws together lessons from the ten thematic chapters of the book. The authors consider in particular the changing roles and responsibilities of different actors, and the ... More


Co-construction or prefiguration? The problem of the ‘translation’ of social and solidarity economy practices into policy

Ana Cecilia Dinerstein

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

By engaging with the recent experience of Latin American Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) movements, this chapter discusses three ideas. First, that SSE practices by social movements can be seen ... More


The social and solidarity economy in Argentina and the UK: convergence from opposite directions

Molly Scott Cato and Paola Raffaelli

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the commonalities and differences in the history of the development of the social and solidarity economy in the UK and Argentina. It examines how the need for social security ... More


Conclusion: lessons learned and tensions exposed

Peter North and Molly Scott Cato

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This concluding chapter draws together lessons learned from the encounters between social economy activists and academics from Latin America and Europe which were brought together in this collection. ... More


Monsieur le Capital and Madame la Terre on the brink

Penelope Ciancanelli and David Fasenfest

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Marx and Polanyi each proposed that land, labour and capital are central aspects of capitalist development. For Marx they were the foundation of a free-trade ideology that obscured labour’s central ... More


Labour market activation and empowerment of the homeless in Poland

Aldona Wiktorska-Święcka and Dorota Moron

in Implementing Innovative Social Investment: Strategic Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447347828
eISBN:
9781447347873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347828.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter is about activation and empowerment of the homeless in Wroclaw, Poland. Known as ‘Assistance from A to Z’, it concerns a programme intended to equip homeless individuals with ... More


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