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Visions of charity : volunteer workers and moral community

Author: Rebecca Anne Allahyari
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, ©2000.
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In the US, public talk about charity is highly moralistic, even in an era of welfare reform. This study looks at the front lines of volunteer involvement with the poor and homeless at two specific charities to assess what volunteer work means for those who do it.
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Allahyari, Rebecca Anne, 1963-
Visions of charity.
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99048705
(OCoLC)42475773
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Anne Allahyari
ISBN: 9780520935327 0520935322 0585390134 9780585390130 1597349801 9781597349802
OCLC Number: 49570112
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Performing Personalist Hospitality; 2. Administering Salvationism; 3. Moral Selving within Personalist Hospitality; 4. Moral Selving within Salvationism; 5. The Politics of Charity; Epilogue; Notes; References; Index.
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In the US, public talk about charity is highly moralistic, even in an era of welfare reform. This study looks at the front lines of volunteer involvement with the poor and homeless at two specific charities to assess what volunteer work means for those who do it.

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