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“A Special Camaraderie with Colleagues”

Lyn Spillman.

in Solidarity in Strategy

July 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 17150 words.

This chapter explores the standard neoinstitutionalist account, arguing that it borders on circularity if it relies on the putative prior existence of shared interests and it underestimates...

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“A Tense and Permeable Boundary”

Lyn Spillman.

in Solidarity in Strategy

July 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 17075 words.

This chapter amplifies the findings about business associations' political orientations, strategies of action, and vocabularies of motive. It examines their publicly oriented languages and...

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“A Voice for the Industry”

Lyn Spillman.

in Solidarity in Strategy

July 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 14189 words.

One of the most common assumptions about American business associations is that they are simply political interest groups. This chapter discusses sociological arguments for this assumption...

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Active citizens, social movements and social transformation

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8196 words.

Social movements and social movement organisations have been contributing to wider movements for social transformation, although their roles have also been complex and sometimes...

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Active citizenship

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 4815 words.

This chapter begins with consideration of the growing interest in citizenship studies, focusing on T.H. Marshall’s influence. It proceeds to a discussion of two aspects of policy and...

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Active citizenship and the emergence of networks

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8321 words.

In order to understand active citizenship and the formation of third sector organisations, one must look beneath their surface manifestations and understand their emergent nature. The vast...

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Active citizenship as activism

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 8843 words.

From classical Greece onwards, civil society has had potentially key roles in building democratic awareness, knowledge and skills. This chapter starts by exploring the differing ways in...

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Active citizenship as civil commitment

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7424 words.

Active citizenship as civil commitment is not so much about political activism per se but rather about preserving important assets and services in the community, generating social capital...

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Active citizenship as civil commitment

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx and Marjorie Mayo.

in Challenging the third sector

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 7358 words.

This chapter further investigates manifestations of active citizenship as civil commitment in the third sector. It draws on empirical studies in non-OECD countries with different historical...

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Actual evolution of the division of professional and family labour

Walter Van Dongen.

in Towards a democratic division of labour in Europe?

November 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work. 22430 words.

This chapter describes the actual evolution of the division of professional and family labour in EU countries and some other OECD countries. The evolution from the ‘old combination model’...

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