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"Landscapes of voluntarism : new spaces of health, welfare and governance"

Author: Christine Milligan
Publisher: 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The appeal of voluntary action as a solution to growing welfare needs in advanced capitalist countries raises important questions about the social impacts and spatial equity of such provision. For  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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"Landscapes of voluntarism : new spaces of health, welfare and governance"
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Milligan
OCLC Number: 939680883
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Contents: Contents: Foreword: Beyond the shadow state? ~ Jennifer Wolch; Contemporary landscapes of welfare: the 'voluntary turn'? ~ Christine Milligan and David Conradson; A 'new institutional fix'? The 'community turn' and the changing role of the voluntary sector ~ Rob Macmillan and Alan Townsend; Renewal or relocation? Social welfare, voluntarism and the city ~ Christine Milligan and Nicholas R. Fyfe; Voluntarism and new forms of governance in rural communities ~ Bill Edwards and Michael Woods; New times, new relationships: mental health, primary care and public heath in New Zealand ~ Pauline Barnett and J. Ross Barnett; Informal and voluntary care in Canada: caught in the Act? ~ Mark W. Skinner and Mark W. Rosenberg; Competition, adaptation and resistance: (re)forming health organisations in New Zealand's third sector ~ Susan Owen and Robin Kearns; The difference of voluntarism: the place of voluntary sector care homes for older Jewish people in the United Kingdom ~ Oliver Valins; Values, practices and strategic divestment: Christian social service organisations in New Zealand ~ David Conradson; Faith-based organisations and welfare provision in Northern Ireland and North America: whose agenda? ~ Derek Bacon; Government restructuring and settlement agencies in Vancouver: bringing advocacy back in ~ Gillian Creese; Developing voluntary community spaces and Ethnicity in Sydney, Australia ~ Walter F. Lalich; The voluntary spaces of charity shops: workplaces or domestic spaces? ~ Liz Parsons; The changing landscape of voluntary sector counselling in Scotland ~ Liz Bondi; Volunteering, geography and welfare: a multilevel investigation of geographical variations in voluntary action ~ John Mohan, Liz Twigg, Kelvyn Jones and Steve Barnard; Reflections on landscapes of voluntarism ~ David Conradson and Christine Milligan.


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