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The ages of voluntarism : how we got to the big society

Author: Matthew Hilton; James McKay
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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This book provides the historical background to the rise of the Big Society. Voluntarism has evolved over the last hundred years to adapt to changing circumstances, drawing up new agendas, tackling  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Hilton; James McKay
ISBN: 9780197264829 0197264824
OCLC Number: 781328988
Description: xi, 188 s. : illustrations
Contents: 1. The Ages of Voluntarism: an Introduction ; 2. Voluntarism and the Impact of the First World War ; 3. Associational Voluntarism in Interwar Britain ; 4. Labour, Charity and Voluntary Action: the Myth of Hostility ; 5. Civil Society, Class and Locality: Tenant Groups in Post-War Britain ; 6. Professionalisationk New Social Movements and Voluntary Action in the 1960s and 1970s ; 7. Faith, Charity and Citizenship: Christianity, Volunarism and the State in the 1980s ; 8. Voluntary Action, New Labour and the 'Third Sector'
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Hilton and James McKay


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