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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. This book addresses these issues and explores the complex relationship between voluntary action, society and space.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Landscapes of voluntarism.
Bristol : Policy Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006284935
(OCoLC)71008047
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Milligan; David Conradson
ISBN: 9781847421609 1847421601
OCLC Number: 666908448
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 304) : illustrations, charts, maps
Contents: Contemporary landscapes of welfare: the 'voluntary turn'? / Christine Milligan and David Conradson --
A 'new institutional fix'?: the 'community turn' and the changing role of the voluntary sector / Rob Macmillan and Alan Townsend --
Renewal or relocation?: social welfare, voluntarism and the city / Christine Milligan and Nicholas R. Fyfe --
Voluntarism and new forms of governance in rural communities / Bill Edwards and Michael Woods --
New times, new relationships: mental health, primary care and public health in New Zealand / Pauline Barnett and J. Ross Barnett --
Informal and voluntary care in Canada: caught in the act? / Mark W. Skinner and Mark W. Rosenberg --
Competition, adaptation and resistance: (re)forming health organisations in New Zealand's third sector / Susan Owen and Robin Kearns --
The difference of voluntarism: the place of voluntary sector care homes for older Jewish people in the United Kingdom / Oliver Valins --
Values, practices and strategic divestment: Christian social service organisations in New Zealand / David Conradson --
Faith-based organisations and welfare provision in Northern Ireland and North America: whose agenda? / Derek Bacon --
Government restructuring and settlement agencies in Vancouver: bringing advocacy back in / Gillian Creese --
Developing voluntary community spaces and ethnicity in Sydney, Australia / Walter F. Lalich --
The voluntary spaces of charity shops: workplaces or domestic spaces? / Liz Parsons --
The changing landscape of voluntary sector counselling in Scotland / Liz Bondi --
Volunteering, geography and welfare: a multilevel investigation of geographical variations in voluntary action /John Mohan [and others] --
Reflections on landscapes of voluntarism / David Conradson and Christine Milligan.
Responsibility: edited by Christine Milligan and David Conradson.

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