Volunteering in Romania

A Rara Avis
  • Mălina Voicu
  • Bogdan Voicu
Part of the Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies book series (NCSS)

Abstract

Citizens’ involvement in unpaid civic activities, for others or for the common good, is often said to account for much of the effectiveness of liberal democracy as a way to organize society Alexis de Tocqueville’s journey in United States in the 19th century led him to make several observations that became classic touchstones in the social sciences. Americans proved to be more likely to participate and volunteer in associations than Europeans (while European associative life was seen as being richer than that of the Asians).

Keywords

Europe Income OECD Romania Compro 

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  • Bogdan Voicu

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