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Title The non-profit sector in a changing economy
Published Paris, France : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (337 pages) : illustrations ; 23 cm
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
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
Analysis Non profit sector Economics
Notes Title from PDF title screen; description based on contents viewed Jan. 23, 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-331)
Notes Also available in print
Subject Nonprofit organizations.
Form Electronic book
Author Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
ISBN 9264199535 (paperback)
9789264199538 (paperback)