Volunteering and Society in the 21st Century.
By: Rochester, Colin.
Contributor(s): Paine, Angela Ellis | Howlett, Steven | Zimmeck, Meta | Ellis Paine, Angela.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2016Copyright date: ©2010Description: 1 online resource (289 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780230279438.Subject(s): VoluntarismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Volunteering and Society in the 21st CenturyDDC classification: 302.14 LOC classification: HV40-HV69.2JF1525.P6Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Volunteering and Society in the 21st Century -- Contents -- Tables -- Figures -- Abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Making Sense of Volunteering: Perspectives, principles and definitions -- 3 Capturing the Diversity of Voluntary Action -- 4 Profiling Voluntary Action: Who does what? -- 5 UK Volunteering in International Perspective -- 6 A Changing Society -- 7 Government and Volunteering: Towards a history of policy and practice -- 8 The Changing Face of Volunteering: Current and future trends -- 9 Motivation and Recruitment: Why and how do volunteers come? -- 10 Rewards and Retention: Why do volunteers stay? -- 11 Issues of Coordination and Management: How can the activities of volunteers be best organised? -- 12 Measuring the Impact of Volunteering -- 13 Changing the Image of Volunteering -- 14 Making Volunteering Inclusive -- 15 Maintaining the Independence of Voluntary Action -- 16 Defending the Spirit of Volunteering from Formalisation -- 17 Voluntary Action in the 21st Century -- References -- Index.
Expectations about the contribution that volunteering can make are at a new high. This book aims to meet this interest by bringing together in one volume what is known about the phenomenon of volunteering; the principles and practice of involving volunteers, and the enduring challenges for volunteering in today's world.
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