The Resource The non-profit sector in a changing economy

The non-profit sector in a changing economy

Label
The non-profit sector in a changing economy
Title
The non-profit sector in a changing economy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Among these is the drive to introduce rigorous management criteria while maintaining the sector's unique social dimension and fostering social innovation. This publication assesses the new trends in the field of non-profit sector studies. Drawing on contributions from international experts and academics, it reviews the most significant non-profit sector developments in EU countries, the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. It also provides a comparative and detailed examination of the tools and methods used to finance, monitor and evaluate this sector of social and economic activity
  • Recent socio-economic trends, such as mounting economic pressure, welfare state reform, the emergence of civil society, and participative democracy, have highlighted the growing significance of the non-profit sector in OECD countries. This sector - often associated with concepts such as the "social economy," "third sector," "voluntary sector," "third system," "independent sector" and, more recently, "social entrepreneurship"--Has been facing a number of crucial new challenges
Additional physical form
Also available in print
Cataloging source
OUN
Dewey number
338.7/4
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD2769.15
LC item number
.N65 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The non-profit sector in a changing economy
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title screen; description based on contents viewed Jan. 23, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-331)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Contents
Foreword; Table of contents; Synthesis; Chapter 1. New Trends in the Non-profit Sector in Europe: The Emergence of Social Entrepreneurship; Chapter 2. New Trends in the US Non-profit Sector: Towards Market Integration?; Chapter 3. New Trends in the Non-profit Sector in Australia: A Greater Involvement in Employment and Social Policies; Chapter 4. The Non-profit Sector in Mexico: From Informal to Formal Recognition; Chapter 5. New Trends in Financing the Non-profit Sector in the United States...; Chapter 6. New Forms of Financing Social Economy Enterprises and Organisations in Quebec
Control code
ocm64597552
Dimensions
23 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789264199545
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25740143
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)64597552
  • oecd9264199535

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