Balance y tendencias en la investigación sobre Tercer Sector no lucrativo. Especial referencia al caso español
AbstractThis article provides a critical examination of the scientific literature published in Spain and internationally on the Non-Profit Third Sector. It focuses on three issues: firstly, the controversy regarding the name and conception of this social sector; secondly, the theories justifying this sector’s presence in economies; and finally, an assessment of this sector’s magnitude. The scope of the study is as follows: non-market sector (excluding all Social Economy enterprises that produce goods for the market) comprising non-profit enterprises that work with voluntary resources (volunteers and/or donations).
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by CIRIEC-España in its journal CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa.
Volume (Year): (2006)
Issue (Month): 56 (November)
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Non-Profit-Making Third Sector; Social Economy; Research; Theories; Quantification.;
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