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Introduction

Jon Dean

in The Good Glow: Charity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340027
eISBN:
9781447344933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340027.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This introductory chapter provides an overview of charity. Charity is a subject largely untouched by modern sociologists, often left instead to the policy analysts who seek to understand the logic of ... More


The Good Glow: Charity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

Jon Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340027
eISBN:
9781447344933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340027.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

We praise those people who do things for others. But the symbolic power of giving means individuals can take advantage of the glow of ‘goodness’ that charity provides. This book analyses the reality ... More


#humblebrags and the good giving self on social media

Jon Dean

in The Good Glow: Charity and the Symbolic Power of Doing Good

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447340027
eISBN:
9781447344933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340027.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines young people's perception and experiences of charity and voluntary action online, and what the implications of these practices might be. Findings show that despite the ... More


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