The Politics of Volunteering
|Series title:||Political Sociology Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Polity Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Many of us may have participated in grassroots groups, changing the world in small and big ways, from building playgrounds and feeding the homeless, to protesting wars and ending legal segregation. Beyond the obvious fruits of these activities, what are the broader consequences of volunteering for the participants, recipients of aid, and society as a whole?
In this engaging new book, Nina Eliasoph encourages readers to reflect on their own experiences in civic associations as...