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The Third Sector Vol: 1

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01 Nov 2011
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
318 pages - 156 x 234 x 33mm
Dialogues in Critical Management Studies
The Third Sector is of increasing economic and political interest but has been relatively ignored by Critical Management Studies. The Sector includes charities and a range of organisations such as non-governmental, nonprofit, voluntary and community, but also those trading for a surplus but with prominent social commitments, such as housing associations, credit unions, worker or consumer co-operatives and social enterprises. This book presents cutting-edge international research from a variety of critical perspectives. The chapters include case studies from Japan, South Africa, Canada, Denmark, France, Wales and England, as well as a number of theoretically-based explorations of key issues in the analysis of the Third Sector. The chapters have been developed from presentations and lively discussion at the Critical Management Studies Workshop, Montreal, August 2010. "DCMS" is an innovative series applying Critical Management Studies to tightly specified topics. Each chapter is followed by a 1,000 word Commentary from a fellow contributor to the volume, and each volume is the product of a collaborative and developmental workshop.
List of Contributors. Preface. Cases, Configurations, Critiques and Contributions: Editorial Introduction. Introduction to Section 1: Overviews and Angles. Chapter 1 Critical Narratives of the Origins of the Community Interest Company. Commentary on Chapter 1. Chapter 2 From ‘Personal’ to ‘Mutual’: Exploring the Opportunities for Co-Operative and Mutual Forms of Ownership and Governance in the Design and Delivery of Social and Public Services. Commentary on Chapter 2. Chapter 3 Nongovernmental Organizations' Influence and Capacity in Management Literature: The Implicit Influence of Tocqueville and Explicit Reference to Habermas. Commentary on Chapter 3. Introduction to Section 2: Identity. Chapter 4 The Emergence of a Third-Order System in the Danish Welfare Sector. Commentary on Chapter 4. Chapter 5 A Libertarian Socialist Response to the ‘Big Society’: The Solidarity Economy. Commentary on Chapter 5. Chapter 6 Nonprofit and Government Sectors in Japan: Comparing their Ethical Orientations. Commentary on Chapter 6. Introduction to Section 3: Accountability. Chapter 7 Radical Dreams Soured by Elite Patronage: The Role of Clientelism in Steering UK Broadband Campaigns. Commentary on Chapter 7. Chapter 8 Towards Better Understandings of Relationships in Fair Trade Finance: Shared Interest Society and Social Accounting. Commentary on Chapter 8. Introduction to Section 4: Hybridity. Chapter 9 Hybridisation in Non-Profit Organisations in Southern Africa: A Critical Cross-Cultural Reading. Commentary on Chapter 9. Chapter 10 The Dark Triangle: Hybridization in the Third Sector. Commentary on Chapter 1 Author Index. Subject Index. The Third Sector. Dialogues in Critical Management Studies. Copyright page.

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