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PhD, Professor Valeriu IOAN-FRANC, Director Adjunct al Institutului National de Cercetari Economice

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PhD, Professor Mircea ALEXIU, "Universitatea de Vest", Timisoara

PhD, Professor Stefan COJOCARU, "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iasi


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Print: 1582-8344

Electronic: 2247-6571


Articles:
EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES ON THE SOCIAL ECONOMY
Victor NICOLĂESCU, Daniela NICOLĂESCU
THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: ICT DEVELOPMENT INDICES IN MEXICO
Edgar TELLO-LEAL, Claudia M. SOSA-REYNA, Diego A. TELLO-LEAL
Book Review - SOCIAL ECONOMY. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS IN EIGHT MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
Victor NICOLĂESCU, Sorin CACE, Eleftheria KOUMALATSOU, Simona STĂNESCU (coord.), Lucian SFETCU


EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES ON THE SOCIAL ECONOMY

Abstract
In Europe, social economy consists of a lot of actors and it manages to produce social usefulness and to cover needs that the public sector or the business environment fail to meet. The organisational forms, the social objectives and the areas of activity of the social enterprises can vary from one country to another because they may be involved in activities helping local development or promoting the environmental activities; they may provide services, manage finances, or they may apply commercial rules in order to encourage the international development. This paper approaches the social economy at European level considering the typology of the welfare systems and the peculiarities of each individual state. The portability and transferability of this organisational form may become a hindrance when the attention focuses only on the formal aspect regarding the mechanical transfer of some patterns from the European level to the regional level.
Keywords
social economy, welfare, development, social enterprise, non-profit

Authors
Victor NICOLAESCU
PhD, Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work and Sociology, Petre Andrei University, Iași, Romania. E-mail: vic72ro@gmail.com.
Daniela NICOLAESCU
PhD, Expert on child rights and social policies, Bucharest, Romania. E-mail: nicoldana@yahoo.com

How to cite
Nicolaescu, V., Nicolaescu, D. (2012). EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES ON THE SOCIAL ECONOMY , Journal of Community Positive Practices, Nr. 4/2012, 726-743


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