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The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, by David Horton Smith, Visit Amazon's Robert A. Stebbins Page,

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Written by means of over two hundred best specialists from over seventy nations, this guide offers a entire, state of the art review of the newest conception and examine on volunteering, civic participation and nonprofit club institutions. the 1st guide at the topic to be really multinational and interdisciplinary in its authorship, it represents an important milestone for the self-discipline. every one bankruptcy follows a rigorous theoretical constitution reading definitions, ancient heritage, key analytical matters, usable wisdom, and destiny traits and required learn. The 9 components of the instruction manual disguise the ancient and conceptual historical past of the self-discipline; specific forms of volunteering; the main job parts of volunteering and institutions; impacts on volunteering and organization participation; the interior constructions of institutions; the interior methods of institutions; the exterior environments of institutions; the scope and affects of volunteering and institutions; and conclusions and destiny customers.

This guide offers a necessary reference paintings for third-sector learn and perform, together with a worthwhile thesaurus of phrases defining over 80 key thoughts. backed by way of the foreign Council of Voluntarism, Civil Society, and Social economic climate Researcher institutions (ICSERA; www.icsera.org), it is going to entice students, policymakers and practitioners, and is helping to outline the emergent educational self-discipline of voluntaristics.

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Stebbins VOLUNTEERING AS LEISURE/LEISURE AS VOLUNTEERING: An International Perspective (2004) BETWEEN WORK AND LEISURE: The Common Ground of Two Separate Worlds (2004/2014) SERIOUS LEISURE: A Perspective for Our Time (2007/2015) A DICTIONARY OF NONPROFIT TERMS AND CONCEPTS (2006, with David Horton Smith, first author, and Michael Dover) Also by Jurgen Grotz Background Paper on “The Negative Aspects of Volunteering” for 2011 THE STATE OF THE WORLD’S VOLUNTEERISM REPORT, published by the UN Volunteers (2011) “Deconstructing the Panacea of Volunteering in Criminal Justice,” in A.

Smith, David Horton, editor. II. , 1938– editor. III. Grotz, Jurgen, 1963– editor. org). A Floridabased, IRS-501(c)(3) nonprofit 2010+, ICSERA officially sponsors the Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations. As the sponsor, ICSERA helps with Handbook marketing and publicity. For my dear friend, Carolyn, with thanks for her practical help and moral support DHS Für Kristin Alles Vergängliche ist nur ein Gleichnis JG This page intentionally left blank Contents List of Figures, Tables and Maps xi Preface xii Acknowledgments xxv Notes on Contributors xxvi Part V Internal Structures of Associations 32 Local or Grassroots Associations: Micro-Associations Andri Soteri-Proctor (UK), David H.

As noted above, some contributors are still doctoral students – usually from non-Western and/or Global South birth-countries, but not always. The Handbook’s scope in scholarship and authorship is as fully multinational as we could achieve, with contributions from experts who were born in 73 different countries, as noted earlier. 4%). The geographic distribution of these 73 nations was as follows: Africa: 10; Central Asia (including Russia): 4; Central America, Caribbean, and Mexico: 3; Eastern Asia: 12; Eastern Europe: 11; Middle East: 6; North America: 2; Oceania: 3; South America: 4; and Western Europe: 18.

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