About the Journal
Focus and Scope
The Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research / Revue canadienne de recherche sur les OSBL et l'économie sociale welcomes a wide range of original submissions in English or French that focus on nonprofit organizations (NPO) and the social economy.
Examples of the areas of interest are: management of nonprofit organizations, governance, philanthropy, charities, fundraising, volunteering and giving, social economy, social enterprises, social entrepreneurship, community and international economic development, co-operatives, third sector, voluntary sector, civil society, social responsibility, sustainability, citizen engagement, social movements, social innovation, public and private sector relationships, social and environmental accounting, and policy.
Our vision is to embrace a variety of scholarly fields including business and management, public administration, sociology, anthropology, economics, social work, history, law, education, psychology, political science.
ANSERJ publishes full-length original articles (maximum 8,000 words including all material) that are subject to a rigorous blind peer review process. The journal will contain a book review section. Articles are published in the language of submission.
The Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research / Revue canadienne de recherche sur les OSBL et l'économie sociale is sponsored by the Institute of Nonprofit Studies, Mount Royal University; the Sprott Centre for Social Enterprises, Carleton University; the Social Economy Centre, University of Toronto and the Hub of the Social Economy Suite, University of Victoria.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.
ANSERJ is published in partnership with the Association of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research.