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Modernizing democracy : associations and associating in the 21st Century

Author: Matthias Freise; Thorsten Hallmann
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2014. ©2014
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Modernizing Democracy

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Freise; Thorsten Hallmann
ISBN: 9781493904853 149390485X
OCLC Number: 880323533
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface.- Chapter 1. Modernizing Democracy? Associations and Associating in the 21st Century.- Chapter 2. Social Life and Politics in Voluntary Organizations :An Historical Perspective.- Chapter 3. Alexis de Tocqueville revisited: Between the Centralization of Political Power, Civil Associations and Gender Politics in the European Union.- Chapter 4. Tocqueville did not write about soccer clubs: Participation in voluntary associations and political involvement.- Chapter 5. Voluntary Associations and Social Capital: Inclusive and exclusive dimensions.- Chapter 6. Who Calls the Shots? The Real Normative Power of Civil Society.- Chapter 7. The Impact of Civil Society on Sustainable Development.- Chapter 8. Volunteering in a hybrid institutional and organizational environment: An emerging research agenda.- Chapter 9. Voluntary Involvement in German Welfare Organizations.- Chapter 10. Changes in work and human services: On the risks and chances they entail for volunteering.- Chapter 11. Residual and Emancipatory Value of Volunteering in the Czech Society.- Chapter 12. Two Decades of Participatory Democracy in Poland.- Chapter 13. The role of civil society organizations in the field of unemployment: for or by the unemployed?.- Chapter 14. Transnational mobility and associative life.- Chapter 15. Associating at the European level: Civil Society Networks in Brussels.- Chapter 16. Why Is There no Statute for a European Association?.- Chapter 17. Developments in the Third Sector - The Last Decade and a Cautious View into the Future.- Chapter 18. "Though we manage we are no corporation!" Patterns in volunteer management of German youth organisations.- Chapter 19. Governance logics in NGDO-Boards between political and economic challenges: Empirical results from Austria.- Chapter 20. Associating for Affordable Housing: Nonprofit Social Housing in Germany and the US.- Chapter 21. From Mainstreaming to Modernization? New Labour and the Third Sector in England.- Chapter 22. Towards a neoliberal Third sector? International lessons from recent developments in China.- Chapter 23. Social Investment: Franco-German Experiences.- Chapter 24. Opportunities and limits of cooperatives in times of socio-ecological transformation.- Chapter 25. Nonprofit Arts and Culture in the United States: Roles, Audiences and Participation.- Chapter 26. Major Giving in Germany: Facts and Opportunities.- Chapter 27. Aktive Burgerschaft: Innovations for Civil Society in Germany.
Responsibility: Matthias Freise, Thorsten Hallmann, editors.
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