Voluntary Sector in Transition
Hard Times or New Opportunities?
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
"This book brings together the most important challenges facing the voluntary sector today in a highly readable style. It is grounded in research, theoretically informed, and illustrates each theme with quotes from practitioners. It is a treasure trove of ideas which will become an indispensible source for policy makers, practitioners and researchers."
About the author
1 The voluntary sector: contested or strategic ground?
2 The changing face of welfare and roles of voluntary organizations
3 Researching the voluntary sector
4 Dilemmas of market ideology: the impact of growing competition in two urban areas
5 Performance and shifting accountabilities: from trust-based to regulated inter-organisational relationships
6 Collaboration in community-based projects: solutions or new organisational challenges?
7 Community heroes, survivors or casualties? Exploring risk and resilience in the voluntary sector
8 Advocacy and democratic participation in a changing environment: room for challenge?
9 Values and visions for a future voluntary sector?