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Volunteering: an articulation of caring communities

Irene Hardill and Susan Baines

in Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on volunteering and the VCS within communities of place. It reviews community studies, and community and public policy. It notes that the case study community of Brightville has ... More


The slippery concept of ‘community’, both locally and transnationally

Marjorie Mayo

in Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter starts by summarising previous definitions and approaches to the contested concept of ‘community’, typically defined in terms of ‘communities of place’, ‘communities of identity’ and ... More


Archaeology and the Study of the Greek City

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

For more than a hundred years, people studied the Greek city as an entity without making more than negligible use of archaeological evidence. As late as 1969, in the translated second edition of ... More


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