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The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Ros Scott and Steven Howlett (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Volunteers have a long history of supporting the development and delivery of hospice and palliative care in most countries throughout the world. As hospice and palliative care services anticipate ... More


Civic engagement and community participation

Cormac Behan

in Citizen convicts: Prisoners, politics and the vote

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088384
eISBN:
9781781707425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088384.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the level of active citizenship in prison based on the interviews with 50 prisoners. Recognising that citizenship encompasses more than just rights and responsibilities but is ... More


Teaching Social Analysis through Academic Immersion

Gary k. Perry and Madeline Lovell

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254309
eISBN:
9780823260874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What does social justice look like in an academic immersion course? This chapter describes a course that addresses the need to link volunteer service with a strong anchoring in social analysis by ... More


Active ageing: social participation and volunteering in later life

Áine Ní Léime and Sheelah Connolly

in Ageing through austerity: Critical perspectives from Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447316237
eISBN:
9781447316244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316237.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Active ageing is recommended by international policy bodies including the World Health Organisation as a means to tackle the challenges of demographic ageing. This chapter considers active ageing in ... More


Inside the museum: including or excluding women?

Kate Hill

in Women and Museums 1850-1914: Modernity and the Gendering of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719081156
eISBN:
9781526115058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081156.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines women working in museums, paid or as volunteers, in curatorial roles or in secretarial, cleaning, or other positions. It shows that while women had some difficulty accessing ... More


Older Volunteers in England: Towards Greater Flexibility and Inclusiveness?

Robert Lindley, Beate Baldauf, Sheila Galloway, and Yuxin Li

in Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on volunteering by older people in England. It summarises briefly the tradition of volunteering and the legal framework governing the sector and then examines the nature and ... More


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