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This session will explore the dominant themes cutting across the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships. The two authors of the upcoming ebook, Assembling Understandings, will share their approach to developing a thematic analysis of the close to 400 research projects and their insight on elements of the big picture of the social economy that emerged through this work.
In this session we will explore the following questions:
SESSION FORMAT: 1 Hour
Welcome: 5 min
Presentations: 10 min by each speaker
Discussion: 35 minutes
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Joy Emmanuel has worked extensively in the co-op sector for the past six years. She is a former Research Director at the BC Institute for Co-operative Studies (BCICS), University of Victoria. She has edited and contributed to three books on co-operatives, including Best Practices in Starting Co-ops: The Voice of Canadian Co-op Developers. Joy has served on the board of several co-ops, is a former board member of the Canadian Association for the Study of Co-operation (CASC), serves on the Research Advisory Committee of CCEDNet and on the board of CoopZone – the Canadian association of co-op developers. Joy is presently the Principal of Turning Times Research and Consulting – specializing in co-ops and community economic development.
Matthew has been working with the Canadian CED Network in a wide variety of capacities for the last 4 years. He has been the lead coordinator for the national CED internship program, CreateAction, for the last two years, helped organize the 2010 National Forum on a People-Centred Economy, and has been engaged in various knowledge mobilization activities through the Canadian Social Economy Hub. Matthew is also passionate about local food systems having been an intern with CRAFT Ontario and participating in WWOOF-related programs overseas. Prior to working with the Canadian CED Network he worked with a variety of different nonprofit organizations such as L'Arche where he assisted people with developmental disabilities in daily living situations and ACORN where he engaged in community organizing in low-medium income neighbourhoods.
Dr. Ian MacPherson