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Landscapes of Voluntarism : New Spaces of Health, Welfare and Governance.

Author: Christine Milligan; David Conradson
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The appeal of voluntary action as a solution to growing welfare needs in advanced capitalist countries raises important questions about the social impacts and spatial equity of such provision. For the first time, these issues are addressed within a single book. Landscapes of Voluntarism explores the complex relationship between voluntary action, society and space.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Milligan; David Conradson
ISBN: 9781847421609 1847421601 1281159662 9781281159663
OCLC Number: 476249717
Description: 1 online resource (321 pages)
Contents: Cover; LANDSCAPES OF VOLUNTARISM --
New spaces of health, welfare and governance; Contents; List of tables, figures, maps and plates; Notes on contributors; Foreword: Beyond the shadow state?; ONE --
Contemporary landscapes of welfare: the 'voluntary turn'?; TWO --
A 'new institutional fix'? The 'community turn' and the changing role of the voluntary sector; THREE --
Renewal or relocation? Social welfare, voluntarism and the city; FOUR --
Voluntarism and new forms of governance in rural communities; FIVE --
New times, new relationships: mental health, primary care and public health in New Zealand.

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