The Voluntary Sector in the United Kingdom

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Manchester University Press, 1996 - Business & Economics - 316 pages
This text presents an account of the voluntary sector's development and current position in the UK. The authors begin by defining voluntary organizations and then briefly outline their history, going on to explain the voluntary sector in relation to law, education and the state. The text concludes with a discussion of policy issues - including the crucial issue of how voluntary organizations can survive in the 1990s and beyond.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
History of the voluntary sector
28
Legal position of the voluntary sector
61
Mapping the voluntary sector
100
Recent developments in statevoluntary sector
133
authority expenditure UK 199192
155
Education
165
Health and social care
201
Appendices
263
Figures
268
UK specific codes and data collection strategies
269
Territorial locality surveys
275
structuraloperational definition 19
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References
283
Name index
307
Copyright

Conclusion
243

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