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A historical guide to NGOs in Britain : charities, civil society and the voluntary sector since 1945 / Matthew Hilton[and others].

  • Hilton, Matthew.
Date
2012
  • Books

About this work

Description

" Aiming to furnish the reader with the historical data to engage with the debates surrounding the Cameron government's 'Big Society' and civil society, this book gives the reader a greater and more informed historical consciousness of how the NGO sector has grown and influenced. "--

Publication/Creation

Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Physical description

xxviii, 399 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Definitions -- The scale and growth of NGOs, charities and voluntary organizations -- Key sectors' profiles since 1945 -- Leading campaign groups and NGOs in the UK -- Key players -- Membership and Volunteering -- NGO income streams and giving -- The impact of NGOs -- Governance and professionalism -- International comparisons.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    JQC.41.AA9-10
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780230304444
  • 0230304443