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Volunteering and Society in the 21st Century
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VOLUNTEERING AND SOCIETY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

PAPERBACK BY ROCHESTER, COLIN; ELLIS PAINE, ANGELA; HOWLETT, S.; ZIMMECK, META; ELLIS PAINE, ANGELA

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ISBN
9780230367722
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PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
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PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
274 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
18 NOV 2009

DESCRIPTION

Expectations about the contribution that volunteering can make are at a new high. This book aims to meet this interest by bringing together in one volume what is known about the phenomenon of volunteering; the principles and practice of involving volunteers, and the enduring challenges for volunteering in today's world.

CONTENTS

Introduction Making Sense of Volunteering: Perspectives, Principles and Definitions Capturing the Diversity of Voluntary Action Profiling Voluntary Action: Who Does What? UK Volunteering in International Perspective A Changing Society Government and Volunteering; Towards a History of Policy and Practice The Changing Face of Volunteering - Current and Future Trends Motivation and Recruitment: Why and How do Volunteers Come? Rewards and Retention: Why do Volunteers Stay? Issues of Co-ordination and Management: How Can the Activities of Volunteers be Best Organised? Measuring the Impact of Volunteering Changing the Image of Volunteering Making Volunteering Inclusive Maintaining the Independence of Voluntary Action Defending the Spirit of Volunteering from Formalisation Voluntary Action in the 21st Century References