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Economia socială - delimitări conceptuale
Social economy - a conceptual framework

Author(s): Romeo Asiminei
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Asociatia Alternative Sociale
Keywords: social economy; social solidarity; social participation

Summary/Abstract: The article offers a brief overview of the history of definitions of social economy at European level, the ideological background of the concept and highlights some key dimensions for sociological analysis of social economy. Although the social economy is a reality present in different forms in most human communities, the term has no universally accepted definition nor in international area or in Europe. Attempts of defining and theorizing of the concept is relatively new in relation to practice. This article is a development of conceptual framework chapter from the report „Profit to the people” (2012), POSDRU project Social Economy Model in Romania.

  • Issue Year: II/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 3-21
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Romanian