Presented at the Tokyo Seminar on Human Responsibility and Solidarity Economy September 28, 2008 Waseda University, Tokyo

Benjamin R. Quiñones, Jr., September 2008

Summary :

This paper presents the case of an alternative economic order, one that is based on solidarity among stakeholders. This economic order is called ‘Solidarity Economy’.

What is Solidarity Economy (SE)? What features differentiate it from the mainstream, neo-liberal capitalist economy? These and other relevant issues are addressed in this paper with references to case studies in Malaysia, Philippines, and Sri Lanka.