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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Matthew Hilton; James McKay, (Lecturer in Contemporary History)
|Description:||xi, 188 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The ages of voluntarism : an introduction / Matthew Hilton and James McKay --
Voluntarism and the impact of the First World War / Peter Grant --
Associational voluntarism in interwar Britain / Helen McCarthy --
Labour, charity and voluntary action : the myth of hostility / Nicholas Deakin and Justin Davis Smith --
Civil society, class and locality : tenant groups in post-war Britain / Peter Shapely --
Professionalisation, new social movements and voluntary action in the 1960s and 1970s / Virginia Berridge and Alex Mold --
Faith, charity and citizenship : Christianity, voluntarism and the state in the 1980s / Eliza Filby --
Voluntary action, New Labour and the "third sector" / Pete Alcock.
|Series Title:||British Academy original paperbacks.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Matthew Hilton and James McKay.|
Entirely sensible, engaging and robust, The Ages of Voluntarism is recommended to anyone interested in the history and politics of volunatrism, doubly so for policy makers concerned with voluntary