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Space for community: strengthening our social infrastructure

Published: 2023

The British Academy and Power to Change commissioned the Bennett Institute for Public Policy and the Institute for Community Studies to undertake two related research projects. The first of these explored examples of international policy interventions that aim to strengthen social infrastructure to draw out learning for UK policymakers. The sec…

Social infrastructure: international comparative review

Published: 2023

The British Academy report, ‘Shaping the COVID Decade’, included a call to “strengthen and expand [the] community-led social infrastructure that underpins the vital services and support structures needed to enhance local resilience, particularly in the most deprived areas” (the British Academy, 2021a, p. 34). In response, the British Academy fu…

Community Power: The Evidence

Published: 2021

The term community power captures a wide range of different practices, approaches and initiatives. Common to all of these is the principle that communities have knowledge, skills and assets which mean they themselves are well placed to identify and respond to any challenges that they face, and to thrive.

This report sets out the wealth of comm…

Does State-Driven Social Economy Work? The Case of Community Business in South Korea

Published: 2021

What is the role of the government in enhancing social economy? South Korea has implemented projects and programs to enhance social economy. This paper discusses the positive role of government intervention by looking at the case of community business in South Korea. In addition, some limitations are discussed. Qualitative data based on in-dept…

Understanding vaccine hesitancy through communities of place

Published: 2021

A new UK-US collaborative study examining vaccine engagement highlights the importance of tapping into local knowledge and leadership in efforts to improve Covid-19 vaccine take-up.

The research was funded by the British Academy, the Social Science Research Council, and the UK’s Science and Innovation Network in the&…

An assessment of community-based social enterprises in three European countries

Published: 2018

# Preview | Download RI-12-CS-An assessment of community-based social enterprises in three European countries.pdf2MB Citation Bailey, Nick, Kleinhans, Reinout and Lindbergh, Jessica (2018) An assessment of community-based social enterprises in three European countries. Case Study. Power to Change. Authors Nick

An assessment of community-based social enterprises in three European countries

Published: 2018

Power to Change commissioned a team from the University of Westminster, Delft University of Technology and Stockholm University to carry out a comparative study of community-based social enterprise (CBSE) in England, the Netherlands and Sweden. National policy was reviewed and three case studies were selected from each country, in order to prov…

An assessment of community-based social enterprises in three European countries

Published: 2018

# Preview | Download RI-12S-An assessment of community-based social enterprises in three European countries.pdf452kB Citation Bailey, Nick, Kleinhans, Reinout and Lindbergh, Jessica (2018) An assessment of community-based social enterprises in three European countries. Authors Nick Bailey Reinout Kleinhans Jessica Lindbergh

Community business and collaboration: Case studies

Published: 2018

# Preview | Download WP-2018-11-CS-Community business and collaboration.pdf1MB Citation UNSPECIFIED (2018) Community business and collaboration: Case studies. Case Study. Power to Change. Details Report type: Case Study Publisher: Power to Change Location: International

Growing the European Urban System

Published: 2003

In this paper Sir Peter Hall suggests that there are two alternative ways of looking at cities and city systems, both valid, which need to be combined. He looks at the performance of the European urban system in the last quarter century. From this, starting from the European Spatial Development Perspective, he suggests some lines of p…

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