New PDF release: An Introduction to the Voluntary Sector

By Justin Smith

ISBN-10: 0203973984

ISBN-13: 9780203973981

ISBN-10: 0415099218

ISBN-13: 9780415099219

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As with philanthropy, the mutual-aid impulse refused to disappear and the 1960s saw a resurgence of self-help activity, albeit no longer geared to mutual insurance, but to single-issue concerns such as bereavement and disability. This revival of selfhelp is picked up by Nicholas Deakin in the following chapter. 34 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR CONCLUSION: TOWARDS 1945 What was the position of the voluntary sector at the end of the period covered by this review? We have rejected the view that the rise of the state saw the destruction of the voluntary sector.

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