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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • A arte de Pertencer

    A arte de Pertencer
    Fernando Moraes

    Ativista social e professor universitário, Moraes conta algumas das experiências que viveu em mais de 20 missões desde os seus 15 anos e fala de sua experiência no trabalho na Funap, órgão da Secretaria de Administração …

  • 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.

  • Neoliberalism Development and Aid Volunteering

    Neoliberalism, Development, and Aid Volunteering
    Nichole Georgeou

    This work comes at an important time of global crisis and change, where the world is ravaged by natural disasters, wars and poverty.

  • Inventing the Nonprofit Sector and Other Essays on Philanthropy Voluntarism and Nonprofit Organizations

    “Inventing the Nonprofit Sector” and Other Essays on Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Nonprofit Organizations
    Peter Dobkin Hall

    Philanthropy and voluntarism are among the most familiar and least understood of American institutions. Here cultural historian Peter Dobkin Hall describes and analyzes the development of America's fastest growing institutional sector.

  • Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria 1900 1960

    Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria, 1900-1960
    Gloria Chuku

    This study analyzes the complexity and flexibility of gender relations in Igbo society, with emphasis on such major cultural zones as the Anioma, the Ngwa, the Onitsha, the Nsukka, and the Aro.

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