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A ‘new institutional fix’? The ‘community turn’ and the changing role of the voluntary sector

Rob Macmillan and Alan Townsend.

in Landscapes of voluntarism

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7984 words.

This chapter explores how policies for regenerating deprived areas and tackling different aspects of social exclusion in the UK have taken a ‘community turn’ which embraces an enhanced role...

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All change? Surviving below the radar: community groups and activities in hard times

Edited by Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6784 words.

This chapter critically examines what has changed, and not changed, for below the radar community groups. It highlights the changing fortunes of the idea of community, and the roles...

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‘Almost a whisper’: black and minority ethnic community groups’ voice and influence

Edited by Phil Ware.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6581 words.

The chapter is an examination of the voice and influence of Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups in rural and urban areas of England using primary research to analyse the...

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Among everyday makers and expert citizens

Henrik Bang.

in Remaking governance

September 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7202 words.

This chapter illuminates the importance of studying informal, as well as state-sponsored, forms of democratic participation. It addresses the problems of individuation and the decoupling of...

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Analysing policy problems: a problem-structuring approach

Robert Hoppe.

in The governance of problems

March 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 14007 words.

This chapter addresses the socio-cognitive aspects of problem structuring in defining political environments or task fields from the viewpoint of policy players. From this perspective, the...

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Analysis model

Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone and Michael Hill.

in Public policy analysis

March 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 3673 words.

This chapter presents a general survey of the different policy stages and products and the evaluation logic of different policy segments. It interprets the unfolding of a policy process in...

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Analytical strategy

Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen.

in Partnerships

January 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8333 words.

This book discusses the three epistemological interests, i.e., concerns the production of contingency; concretistic interest in the description of the constitution of the operational form...

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Applying Family Therapy Principles to the Body Politic Through Sustained Dialogue

Neal Newfield and Susan Newfield.

in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems

October 2011; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7236 words.

This chapter discusses family therapy in relation to the first two stages of a sustained dialogue. Family therapy is a psychotherapeutic applied within families in order to nurture...

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Are Indians Charitable?

Pushpa Sundar.

in Giving with a Thousand Hands

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8586 words.

Taking the distinction between charity and philanthropy made in the first chapter, as the starting point, this chapter analyses the quantum and nature of giving in India in order to answer...

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Are we different? Claims for distinctiveness in voluntary and community action

Edited by Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6972 words.

Below the radar’ has become a short-hand term for small community groups who are either not registered with the Charity Commission or other regulatory bodies and/or lack a regular,...

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