Emergence and development perspectives of the third sector in Bulgaria
Since the civil society has been defined as an important participant in the policy-making process in the White paper on European governance, a question that raised discussions relates to the possible strategies to stimulate civic consciousness and common action. The problem is twofold, considering the differences in the established social relationships in the countries of Eastern and Western Europe. This paper aims to shed light on Bulgarian model of social economy. The analysis draws on a number of representative initiatives that have emerged in the recent years in Bulgaria and could be traced back to social economy’s leading principles and ideology. The study corroborates the necessity to escape from the general assumption that the institutional framework is sufficiently enough to create and maintain stable third sector. This imposed generalization proves to be misleading. Beyond the formally established rules to follow, remains the notion for self-initiative, responsibility and social commitment.
Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Bucharest, 6th district, 47 Fabricii Street, Quadra Place, bl.J, fl.1, ap.12|
Web page: http://www.reaser.eu/pgsa/
More information through EDIRC
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rse:wpaper:v:1:y:2011:i:2:p:198-205. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Manuela Epure)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.