Landscapes of Voluntarism: New Spaces of Health, Welfare and Governance
Christine Milligan, David Conradson
Policy Press, 2011 - Political Science - 304 pages
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 the first time, these issues are addressed within a single book. Landscapes of Voluntarism explores the complex relationship between voluntary action, society, and space. The book brings together a collection of new and innovative work by researchers from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UKsettings where issues of voluntarism and participation have become increasingly important for the development and delivery of social welfare policy. The chapters explore the interactions between voluntarism and a range of issues including governance, health, community action, faith, ethnicity, counselling, advocacy, and professionalization.
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the voluntary turn?
TWO A new institutional fix? The community turn and the changing role of the voluntary sector
THREE Renewal or relocation? Social welfare voluntarism and the city
FOUR Voluntarism and new forms of governance in rural communities
mental health primary care and public health in New Zealand
caught in the Act?
reforming health organisations in New Zealands third sector
the place of voluntary sector care homes for older Jewish people in the United Kingdom
bringing advocacy back in
TWELVE Developing voluntary community spaces and Ethnicity in Sydney Australia
workplaces or domestic spaces?
FOURTEEN The changing landscape of voluntary sector counselling in Scotland
a multilevel investigation of geographical variations in voluntary action
SIXTEEN Reflections on landscapes of voluntarism
Christian social service organisations in New Zealand
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