Books in category Social Science – Volunteer Work

  • Second Line Rescue

    Second Line Rescue
    Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, Carl Lindahl

    All of the stories, whether from the "outside" or "inside" responders, reveal a shared history of close-knit community bonds, survival skills sharpened by hard times, and what went right in the aftermath of Katrina and Rita–in spite of all …

  • Crisi vulnerabilitat i pedagogia socia

    Crisi, vulnerabilitat i pedagogia socia
    Mar Galceran, Conrad Vilanou

    Aquest llibre reuneix les ponències presentades a la Jornada que, sota el títol de «Crisi, vulnerabilitat i pedagogia social: perspectiva humanista», va tenir lloc el dijous 18 d’abril del 2013 al Campus Mundet de la Universitat de …

  • Building Your Volunteer Team

    Building Your Volunteer Team
    Mark DeVries, Nate Stratman

    DeVries and Stratman are so commited to the ideas that they offer the following guarantee: If you work this 30-day process for one to two hours a day, six days a week, for 30 days, and it does not create significant change in your ministry, …

  • Sociology Youth and Youth Work Practice

    Sociology, Youth and Youth Work Practice
    Simon Bradford

    Introducing core theories by drawing on a range of cultural resources – from pioneering research to genre-defining films – this book demonstrates how a sociological imagination can enhance informal educational and social welfare approaches …

  • Serving Country and Community

    Serving Country and Community
    Peter Frumkin, JoAnn Jastrzab

    Frumkin and Jastrzab make important recommendations on how to improve the programs and resolve some of the political and administrative issues which have plagued these initiatives in the past two decades."ùJames Youniss, Catholic …

  • 1 800 Miles

    1,800 Miles
    Joshua Daniel Phillips

    “We must be actively against instead of passively for sexual violence.” – 1,800 Miles Sexual violence is a cultural issue that will not go away just because we ignore it.

  • Creative Community Organizing

    Creative Community Organizing
    Si Kahn

    Through stories, analysis, impassioned argument—even song lyrics—Si Kahn and Elizabeth Minnich show that corporations are, by their very nature, unable to fulfill effectively what have traditionally been the responsibilities of …

  • 365 Ways To Change the World

    365 Ways To Change the World
    Michael Norton

    Great to give as well as to keep, this is an inspiring, practical resource for making the world a better place — one day at a time.

  • The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life

    The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life
    Pam Grout

    From building houses in Appalachia to saving sea turtles in Costa Rica to teaching English in Thailand, this book is a rich resource of ways to use your skills to help out the world and reap some lasting benefits yourself.

  • Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State

    Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State
    Rachel Laforest

    Rachel Laforest shows how members of voluntary organizations have struggled for a stronger voice in policy making and redefined their relationship to the federal government through key collaborations.

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