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285 A Dynamic Institutional Perspective on Policy for the Development of the Social Economy Drawing on UK and International Experience Roger SPEAR Co-operatives Research Unit-CRU, Open University, Milton Keynes (United Kingdom) Introduction This paper begins by reviewing some perspective on the Social Economy; it goes on to explore the diversity of social economy experi- ences within Europe, and some influencing factors, including different themes underlying policy frameworks for the social economy, with an emphasis on institutional and narrative

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-maker in the policy fields of tariffs and competition rules for the common market, currency policy and trade policy (Art. 3 I TFEU); it furthermore shares the competences with the member states in the common market, social policy, agriculture, environment, consumer protection, transportation, energy and the common area of freedom, security and justice (Art. 4 II TFEU). EU treaty law is drated in intergovernmental procedures with the support of diplomatic staff. Wordings leave margin for interpretation on the terms and conditions codified. Even secondary

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PART I CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS 19 Methods and Indicators for Evaluating the Social Economy Marie J. BOUCHARD Professor and Director of the Canada Research Chair on the Social Economy, Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) Introduction The social economy is a large and growing pole of social utility within a plural economy, positioned between the capitalist sector and the public sector. It includes associations (or nonprofit organizations), cooperatives, mutual societies and foundations, as well as other types of organizations that follow

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further in this study. 2.2. Empirical and analytical conceptions 2.2.1. The lawyer's ethos and its forms The first conception of legal ethics is a view referring to the category of ethos. According to the simplest definition, it encompasses, "the entirety of norms accepted and adopted by a social group, the spirit of a particular culture, [and] the pattern of processes and emotional behaviour that are typical of a group."2 Already by this general description, one may point to the category's usefulness in discussing the legal ethics of various times and places

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: 153). Accordingly, they concluded that although the promise of social justice is the most important in- ducement for the European population to support an economically competitive EU, a policy orientation overly geared towards improving the competitive posi- tion of the European economy by privileging labour market flexibility, deregu- lation, and privatization of public welfare leaves behind vast sectors of the popu- lation to struggle with the dynamism of contemporary societies – especially pre- carious low and mid-skilled workers, migrants, disabled, and women

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largely di- rected its attention to three issues of major importance; namely, on the electoral law for the future parliamentary elections, constitutional amendments (what in- hibited the Commission members from working on merits), and on the question of a constitutional referendum. The main issues discussed in the Subcommittee on Social and Economic Provisions concerned the principle of social justice130 and the question of the actual inscription of socio-economic rights within the new constitution. While the first issue helped to find a common ground for fur

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narrative play an important transitional role linking past to present. Transitional accountings incorporate a ���������������������������������������� ������������������� 1 Gesamtkoordinator der Abteilung für das Historische Gedächtnis der Amnestiekommis- sion des Justizministeriums der Bundesrepublik Brasilien. Master of Law (Universidade de Brasília). Promotionsarbeit in Vorbereitung (Universidade de Brasília). 2 Pablo de Greiff. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, rep- aration and guarantees of non-recurrence, Pablo de Greiff

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maintenance of social justice and solidarity on supranational, national, or subnational levels. This new production and business infrastructure based on the new information and technological context does not allow the protection of fair working and social conditions to be accomplished only in the framework of the territorial state. The labour competition in many branches of the economy and in the non-production sector is increasingly international and even global. Hence the protection against social dumping and social exclusion and the provision of a minimal standard

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causes.” Gordimer’s overdetermined, 421-page narrative is often schemat- ic, often cryptic. Its protagonists represent a new, hybrid South African social mutation: Steve and Jabu, an interracial couple – he English, she Zulu – who are former freedom fighters, establish a home for themselves and their children, like their comrades, in what used to be a white Afrikaner suburb in Johannesburg. As newly middle-class South Africans, they find themselves unhomed, however, in the democratic society that they had fought to achieve, in a country whose free- dom struggle

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photos as tools of com- municative research and praxis: Analyzing Minga Perú’s quest for social justice in the Amazon. International Communication Gazette, 68(4), 313- 330. Singhal, A., & Rogers, E. M. (1999). Entertainment-education: A communica- tion strategy for social change. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Singhal, A., & Rogers, E. M. (2002). A theoretical agenda for entertainment- education. Communication Theory, 12 (2): 117-135.