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National service and volunteerism : achieving impact in our communities

Author: Thomas A Bryer
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a review of cases, data, and literature addressing the impact of national service programs and volunteerism in and across communities. The chapters, written by diverse authors, are structured to appeal to students and practitioners of policy, government, and nonprofit studies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Bryer
ISBN: 9780739196939 0739196936
OCLC Number: 900623167
Description: xxiv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One: Partnerships for Service and Volunteerism Chapter One: Key Drivers of Successful Implementation of Mayor-led Impact Volunteering Strategies in American Cities Na'eem H. Crawford-Muhammad, Deborah Jospin, Myung J. Lee, Katharine Leonberger, and Shirley Sagawa Chapter Two: Three Sectors and a University: The Creation of a High Impact AmeriCorps VISTA Project Thomas A. Bryer, Maria-Elena Augustin, and Emily Bachman Chapter Three: Connecting With the Community in an Applied Sociology Class Norma A. Winston Chapter Four: The Meaning of Volunteerism to Older Adult RSVP Volunteers Karen Kopera-Frye and Rita Massey Chapter Five: Managing Risk while Managing Volunteers: Avoiding Disastrous Outcomes Dorothy Norris-Tirrell and Stephanie Krick Part Two: Youth Volunteer Impact Chapter Six: Investing in Engagement: Volunteerism and Charitable Giving among Millennials Sara Strickhouser, Jessica Kleinberger, and James D. Wright Chapter Seven: Investing In Civic Health --
A Case for Strengthening Civic Infrastructure and Civic Education Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg and Peter Levine Chapter Eight: VolunteerUCF: IgKnighting Volunteerism Jarrad Plante, Todd Joseph Currie, and Shelby Olson Part Three: Volunteer Impact on Social and Economic Issues Chapter Nine: HBI Mentoring: A Pathway to Promoting Economic Opportunity for Youth Dennis O. Torbett and Tadar Muhammad Chapter Ten: Social Capital and Human Capital Assets: Bridging Civic Engagement and Economic Mobility for Low-income Individuals Jodi Benenson Chapter Eleven: Community Engagement as a Predictor of Higher Education Matriculation Julia Carboni, Connie L. McNeely, Sarah Maxwell Chapter Twelve: City Year History, Model, and Impact Alice Neira and Jarrad Plante Chapter Thirteen: Digital Humanitarianism in Global Disaster Response Valerie Beynon Part Four: International Perspectives Chapter Fourteen: It Takes Two to Tango: Civic Engagement in Venezuela Jay D. Jurie Chapter Fifteen: Servicio Pais: A Chilean Case of Professional Volunteering Cristian Pliscoff Chapter Sixteen: The Big Society: The Rhetoric and Practice of Volunteerism in the UK Koen P.R. Bartels, Guido Cozzi, Noemi Mantovan Chapter Seventeen: Volunteerism in Post-Communist Countries: Snapshots of Lithuania and Romania Thomas A. Bryer Part Five: Chapter Fifteen: Conclusion Thomas A. Bryer.
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