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Rochester, Colin

Rediscovering Voluntary Action

Rochester, Colin - Rediscovering Voluntary Action, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Why the Theory and Practice of Voluntary Action Need Rethinking
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Part I. The Context

2. Revisiting the Roots of Voluntary Action
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3. The Invention of the Voluntary Sector and its Consequences
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4. The Invention of Voluntary Work and its Consequences
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Part II. Pressures and Influences

5. A Perilous Partnership? Voluntary Action and the State
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6. Selling Out? Voluntary Action and the Market
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7. The Hegemony of the Bureaucratic Model
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8. The Pressure from Within
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Part III. Alternative Perspectives

9. Governance, Ownership and Control
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10. What Is Voluntary Action For?
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11. The Fallacies of Managerialism
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12. Towards a ‘Round Earth’ Map of Volunteering
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13. Dissenting Voices: The Case of the National Coalition for Independent Action
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Part IV. Conclusions and Implications

14. The Paradox of Sectorisation
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15. Towards an Alternative Paradigm
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16. The Implications of Rethinking Voluntary Action
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Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Work and Community Development, Politics of the Welfare State, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Sociology, general

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
289 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137029461
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-02945-4

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