L’innovation Sociale Dans Le Contexte Du « Modèle Québécois »: Acteurs, Composantes Et Principaux Défis

Authors: Juan-Luis Klein, Jean-Marc Fontan, Denis Harrisson, et Benoît Lévesque1 Centre de recherche sur les innovations sociales (CRISES), Université du Québec à Montréal mots clés : Co-construction; Gouvernance; Économie sociale; Économie plurielle; Innovation sociale; Modèle québécois; Québecintr o duction ce texte vise à d onner un aperçu de l’appro che développée par le Centre de recherche…

Canada: Civic Society Under Neglect

Mandeep Tiwana and Clare Doube remind us in their article “Civil Society Under Attack,” featured in this issue of The Philanthropist / Le Philathrope, that civil society is openly repressed and under attack in many parts of the world, which should make us feel very fortunate as Canadians. Our governments may suddenly withdraw funding from…

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The Nonprofit Sector and the Government in a New Century Edited by Kathy L. Brock and Keith G. Banting Part of the Public Policy and Third Sector Series, published by The School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2001, pp. 256, paper, Cdn. $27.95; cloth, $55.00. Improving Connections Between Governments and Nonprofit and…

CIVICUS and the Challenge of International Philanthropy

In the late ’80s and early ’90s, those who watch such things realized that a global “association revolution” was underway. Citizens’ associations, people’s movements, voluntary organizations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), mutual assistance groups, philanthropic foundations and other grassroots organizations were springing up all over the world, some of them in the most unlikely places-developing countries in…

Viewpoint: Agenda for a Changing Society

There is a deep disquiet in Canada. Cynicism is widespread, as is pessimism about the ability of this country to meet the needs of the individuals and groups that compose it. People are angry that opportunities are denied or unfulfilled unfairly; entitlements are not honoured. All our citizens do not participate fully in creating our…

From the Editor

This issue presents views on philanthropy on the broad scale and on scales diminishing in scope, though not in importance, down to the details of how individual charities may join forces with others for mutual benefit. Mark Hughes returns to our pages with an essay berating government for misspending its money on benefits best left…

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Philanthropy in an Age of Transition: The Essays of Allan Pifer Published by the Foundation Center, 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY. 10106, 1984, pp. 239,$12.50 (US) Why Charity? The Case for a Third Sector By James Douglas Published by Sage Publications, 275 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, 1983, pp. 180 REVIEWED BY…