Just want to announce a new book has recently been published titled Businesses with a Difference: Balancing the Social and the Economic. This book is the product of a series of research on the social economy by an interdisciplinary team. Among others, it includes contributions from Ana Marķa Peredo (The Difference Culture Makes: The Competitive Advantage of Reciprocal, Non-monetary Exchange), Roger Spear (Social Entrepreneurship: A Comparative Perspective) and Jack Quarter, Laurie Mook and Jennifer Hann (Non-financial Co-operatives in Canada: 1955-2005). This publication is edited by Laurie Mook, Jack Quarter and Sherida Ryan and is available through the University of Toronto Press. Kind regards, Sandy Polomark Centre for Co-operative and Community-Based Economy Assistant to the Director University of Victoria University House 2, Room 109 PO Box 1700 STN CSC Victoria, B.C. Canada V8W 2Y2 Telephone (250) 472-4539 Fax (250) 472-4541 http://www.uvic.ca/cccbe ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.