Perspectives on Volunteering

Voices from the South

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ISBN: 978-3-319-39897-6 (Print) 978-3-319-39899-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Volunteering: An Introduction and Theoretical Framework

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      Volunteering: A Complex Social Phenomenon

  3. Cross-National Approaches

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

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      Pages 29-51

      Closing the Gap? New Perspectives on Volunteering North and South

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      Pages 53-73

      Perceptions of Volunteering and Their Effect on Sustainable Development and Poverty Alleviation in Mozambique, Nepal and Kenya

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      Pages 75-98

      The Role of Civic Service in Enhancing Youth Employability: Reflections on National Youth Service Programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa

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      Pages 99-114

      Corporate Volunteering in the Global South

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      Pages 115-127

      The Value of Volunteers in Community-Based Organisations: Insights from Southern Africa

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      Pages 129-148

      Models, Developments, and Effects of Transborder Youth Volunteer Exchange Programs in Eastern and Southern Africa

  4. Country Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-169

      Global Solidarity: Learning from Volunteer Frameworks in Peru

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      Pages 171-193

      Beyond Images and Perceptions: Conceptualizing and Measuring Volunteerism in Buenos Aires

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      Pages 195-211

      Solidarity and Volunteering: A View from Mexico

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      Pages 213-226

      Volunteerism and the State: Understanding the Development of Volunteering in China

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      Pages 227-243

      Volunteering in Armenia: Leaving the Soviet Legacy Behind?

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      Pages 245-261

      The Current State of Volunteering in Turkey

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 263-263

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      Pages 265-277

      Conclusion

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 279-280