Not under the direction of any authority wielding the power of the State: a critical assessment of top-down attempts to foster volunteering in the UK

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In order to discuss features that enable volunteering, this paper offers an alternative conceptualisation of volunteering, as expressing individual choice to take part in civil society, which is explicitly not under the direction of the State.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyManchester China Institute
Number of pages13
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2021

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