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Cornforth, Chris; Thomas, Alan; Spear, Roger and Lewis, Jenny (1988). Developing Successful Worker Co-operatives. London: Sage Publications Ltd.

Edited Book

Lundgaard Andersen, Linda; Gawell, Malin and Spear, Roger eds. (2016). Social Entrepreneurship: A Nordic Perspective. Routledge Studies in Social Enterprise and Social Innovation. Abingdon: Routledge.

Borzaga, C. and Spear, R. eds. (2004). Trends and challenges for co-operatives and social enterprises in developed and transition countries. Trento, Italy: Fondazione Cariplo.

Spear, Roger; Defourny, Jacques; Favreau, Louis and Laville, Jean-Louis eds. (2001). Tackling social exclusion in Europe: the contribution of the social economy. UK: Ashgate.

Book Section

Morales Pachon, Andres; Spear, Roger; Ngoasong, Michael and Sacchetti, Silvia (2019). Buen Vivir as an Innovative Development Model. In: Banerjee, Swati; Carney, Stephen and Hulgard, Lars eds. People-Centered Social Innovation: Global Perspectives on an Emerging Paradigm. New York: Routledge.

Spear, Roger (2019). Collective social entrepreneurship. In: De Bruin, Anne and Teasdale, Simon eds. A research agenda for social entrepreneurship. Elgar Research Agendas. Edward Elgar.

Spear, Roger; Paton, Rob and Nicholls, Alex (2015). Public Policy for Social Finance in Context. In: Nicholls, Alex; Paton, Rob and Emerson, Jed eds. Social Finance. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 460–487.

Spear, Roger (2012). Hybridite des co-operatives. In: Blanc, Jérôme and Colongo, Denis eds. Les contributions des coopératives à une économie plurielle. Les cahiers de l'économie sociale. Entreprendre autrement. Paris: L'Harmattan.

Spear, Roger (2010). Religion and value-driven social entrepreneurship. In: Hockerts, Kai; Mair, Johanna and Robinson, Jeffrey eds. Values and Opportunities in Social Entrepreneurship. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave. file

Cornforth, Chris and Spear, Roger (2010). The governance of hybrid organisations. In: Billis, David ed. Hybrid Organizations and the Third Sector: Challenges for Practice, Theory and Policy. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, pp. 70–89. file

Spear, Roger (2010). Social accounting and social audit in the UK. In: Bouchard, Marie ed. The Worth of the Social Economy : An International Perspective. Économie sociale & Économie publique / Social Economy & Public Economy (2). Group Editorial Peter Lang.

Spear, Roger (2010). The social economy in Europe: trends and challenges. In: Mook, Laurie; Quarter, Jack and Ryan, Sherida eds. Researching the Social Economy Matters. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 84–105. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Spear, Roger (2009). European perspectives on social enterprise. In: Hunter, Paul ed. Social Enterprise for Public Service: How does the Third Sector Deliver? London: The Smith Institute, pp. 38–49.

Spear, Roger (2009). Social entrepreneurship in co-operatives. In: McPherson, Ian and McLaughlin-Jenkins, Erin eds. Integrating Diversities with a Complex Heritage: Essays in the Field of Co-operative Studies. Victoria, Canada: New Rochdale Press. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Spear, Roger; Andersen, Linda Lundgaard and Schott, Thomas (2009). People’s participation in social entrepreneurship in Denmark. In: Schott, Thomas ed. Social and commercial entrepreneurship in Denmark 2009. Syddansk Universitet, pp. 99–110. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Schøtt, Thomas; Spear, Roger and Hulgaard, Lars (2009). Organising social enterprises in Denmark. In: Schøtt, Thomas ed. Social and commercial entrepreneurship in Denmark 2009. Syddansk Universitet, pp. 111–124. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Spear, Roger (2008). Cogouvernance collective. Partenariats stratégiques locaux au Royaume-Uni.Community co-governance: local strategic partnerships in the UK. In: Enjolras, Bernard ed. Gouvernance et intérêt général dans les services sociaux et de santé. Économie sociale & Économie publique / Social Economy & Public Economy (1). Brussels: Peter Lang Editions, pp. 81–106. file

Spear, Roger and Hulgard, Lars (2006). Social entrepreneurship and the mobilisation of social capital in European social enterprises. In: Nyssens, Marthe ed. Social Enterprise: At the crossroads of market, public policies and civil society. Routledge studies in the management of voluntary and non-profit organizations. Oxford, UK: Routledge, pp. 85–108.

Journal Item

Spear, Roger and Thomas, Alan (2015). Worker Control in Worker Co-operatives? Journal of Co-operative Studies, 48 No 1(143) pp. 6–19. file

Spear, Roger (2012). Innovation and Collective Entrepreneurship. Universitas Forum: International Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation, 3(2) file

Spear, Roger (2011). Formes coopératives hybrides. Recma: Revue internationale de l'économie sociale, 320 file

Spear, Roger; Cornforth, Chris and Aiken, Michael (2009). The governance challenges of social enterprises: evidence from a UK empirical study. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 80(2) pp. 247–273. file

Spear, Roger (2006). Social entrepreneurship: a different model? International Journal of Social Economics, 33(5/6) pp. 399–410.

Spear, Roger and Bidet, Eric (2005). Social enterprise for work integration in 12 European countries: a descriptive analysis. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 76(2) pp. 195–231.

Spear, Roger (2004). Governance in democratic member-based organisations. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 75(1) pp. 33–60.

Spear, Roger; Aiken, Michael and Newholm, T. (2003). Success factors in UK retail co-ops. Journal of Co-operative Studies

Spear, Roger (2001). The Dark side of the moon - unilluminated dimensions of systems practice. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 14(6) pp. 779–790.

Spear, Roger (1999). The rise and fall of employee-owned UK bus companies. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 20(2) pp. 253–268. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Conference or Workshop Item

Spear, Roger (2011). Innovation and collective entrepreneurship. In: FIESS - International Forum on the Social and Solidarity Economy, 17-20 Oct 2011, Montreal. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Slater, Rachel; Frederickson, James; Murray, Richard; Yoxon, Mark; Paton, Rob and Spear, Roger (2008). Understanding diversity in community composting: it's all in the mix. In: Waste 2008 Conference: Waste and Resource Management - A Shared Responsibility, 16-17 Sep 2008, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. file

Cornforth, Chris; Spear, Roger and Aiken, Michael (2007). Governing social enterprise: emerging challenges and needs. In: 36th Annual ARNOVA Conference, 15-17 Nov 2007, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Cornforth, Chris; Spear, Roger and Aiken, Michael (2007). Governance and social enterprise. In: CIRIEC Research Conference on the Social Economy, Oct 2007, Victoria, Canada.


Vickers, Ian; Westall, Andrea; Spear, Roger; Brennan, Geraldine and Syrett, Stephen (2017). Cities, the social economy and inclusive growth: a practice review. Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York. file

Spear, Roger; Galera, Giulia; Noya, Antonella and Clarence, Emma (2010). Improving Social Inclusion at the Local Level Through the Social Economy: Report for Slovenia. OECD Publishing, Paris.

Paton, Rob and Spear, Roger (2010). Civil society and the 'commanding heights' the civil economy: past, present, future. The Carnegie UK Trust, Dunfermline. file

Spear, Roger; Cornforth, Chris and Aiken, Mike (2007). For Love and Money: Governance and Social Enterprise. National Council for Voluntary Organisations, UK. file

Spear, Roger (2002). National Profiles of Work Integration Social Enterprises: United Kingdom. EMES European Research Network. file

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