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The politicsof volunteering

Jos Sheard

The politicsof volunteering

by Jos Sheard

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Published by Volunteers Advisory Service, Advance in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJos Sheard.
ContributionsVolunteers Advisory Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 55p. ;
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16682402M
ISBN 10094856105X
OCLC/WorldCa20132741

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  RECOMMENDED: Where to volunteer in NYC. Manhattan Young Democrats Last year, this entirely volunteer-run group (and the official youth . Volunteer with Books for Keeps. Whether it’s staffing the BFK Book Sale, assisting at distributions, or sorting books in our warehouse, we have a job for you! We particularly need volunteers who can assist with book pick-ups. A strong back and the ability to lift heavy boxes are a .

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The result is a remarkable book that brings the concept of civil society to life in all its moral messiness." Francesca Polletta, University of California, Irvine "The Politics of Volunteering is a pleasure to read. Nina Eliasoph helps us to understand how civic associations based on volunteering /5(2).

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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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