Politics and Partnerships

Politics and Partnerships

The Role of Voluntary Associations in America's Political Past and Present

eBook - 2010
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Exhorting people to volunteer is part of the everyday vocabulary of American politics. Routinely, members of both major parties call for partnerships between government and nonprofit organizations. These entreaties increase dramatically during times of crisis, and the voluntary efforts of ordinary citizens are now seen as a necessary supplement to government intervention. But despite the ubiquity of the idea of volunteerism in public policy debates, analysis of its role in American governance has been fragmented. Bringing together a diverse set of disciplinary approaches, Politics and Partners.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780226109985
0226109984
9781283066136
1283066130
9780226109961
0226109968
9780226109978
0226109976
Characteristics: 1 online resource (329 pages) : illustrations

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