Reconceptualizing the Social Economy

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Gorgi Krlev, Giulio Pasi, Dominika Wruk & Marika Bernhard, Stanford Social Innovation Review
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In Europe, the social economy has traditionally been seen as a way to address market failures, such as the financial exclusion of people living in poverty, or failures of the state, for example finding adequate responses to homelessness. In practice this meant creating welfare organizations, cooperative enterprises, mutual aid societies, civic associations, and the like. These types of organizations continue to play an important role in providing social services, advocating for the most vulnerable groups of society, and contributing to social cohesion and solidarity.

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