Published: October 2016
Author(s): WISERD

Economic Austerity, Social Enterprise and Equality is one of the four themes within the Civil Society Research Centre. This theme explores the inter-relationship between aspects of civil society and the economy in a time of austerity by examining how economic trends are related to key aspects of civil society including; levels of social enterprise, trade union membership and participation in associational life, access to community services, social cohesion and well-being at local scales.