Enterprising care? : unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Enterprising care? : unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Author: Irene Hardill; Susan Baines
Publisher: Bristol ; Portland, OR : Policy Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More is being expected of volunteers and the voluntary sector in the UK. This text seeks to add new insights of individual action in that part of the economy that is beyond the state and the market. Volunteering is examined from the perspective of the individual, the organisation, and the community (of place identity or interest).
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Hardill; Susan Baines
ISBN: 9781847427229 1847427227 1283321343 9781283321341 9781847426154 1847426158 9781847426161 1847426166
OCLC Number: 1030352498
Description: Online Ressource (xiii, 202 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Contents: Contents: Introduction; The rise of governance theory; Governance policy and institutions; Critical responses to governance theory; Governance theory: three postmodernist elisions; Beyond critique: governance as hegemony; Governance beyond the differentiated polity; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Irene Hardill and Susan Baines.

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