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The voluntary sector in transition : hard times or new opportunities?

The voluntary sector in transition : hard times or new opportunities?

Author: Linda Milbourne
Publisher: Bristol : Polity Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

The voluntary sector in transition explores the extensive growth and re-shaping of the voluntary sector following sweeping changes to social and welfare policy over 30 years.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Milbourne
ISBN: 9781847427236 1847427235
OCLC Number: 859377274
Description: VII, 264 Seiten ; 25 cm
Contents: The voluntary sector: contested or strategic ground?;The changing face of welfare and roles of voluntary organisations;Researching the voluntary sector ;Dilemmas of market ideology: the impact of growing competition in two urban areas;Performance and shifting accountabilities: from trust-based to regulated inter-organisational relationships;Collaboration in community-based projects: solutions or new organisational challenges?;Community heroes, survivors or casualties? Exploring risk and resilience in the voluntary sector;Advocacy and democratic participation in a changing environment: room for challenge?;Values and visions for a future voluntary sector?.
Responsibility: Linda Milbourne.


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"An interesting overview of changes faced by voluntary sector employees in the nature of their work." Work, Employment and Society "This book brings together the most important challenges facing the Read more...

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