A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain: Charities, Civil Society and the Voluntary Sector since 1945

Hardcover | August 21, 2012

byMatthew Hilton, Nick Crowson, James Mckay

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Aiming to furnish the reader with the historical data to engage with the debates surrounding the Cameron government's 'Big Society' and civil society, this book gives the reader a greater and more informed historical consciousness of how the NGO sector has grown and influenced. 

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Aiming to furnish the reader with the historical data to engage with the debates surrounding the Cameron government's 'Big Society' and civil society, this book gives the reader a greater and more informed historical consciousness of how the NGO sector has grown and influenced. 

MATTHEW HILTON Professor of Social History at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the author of Smoking in British Popular Culture (Manchester, 2000), Consumerism in Twentieth-Century Britain (Cambridge, 2003), and Prosperity for All: Consumer Activism in an Era of Globalisation (Cornell, 2009). Most recently, he is the joint auth...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.54 × 6.36 × 1.29 inPublished:August 21, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230304443

ISBN - 13:9780230304444

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Table of Contents

Preface List of Abbreviations DefinitionsThe Scale and Growth of NGOs, Charities and Voluntary Organizations Key Sectors Profiles Since 1945Leading Campaign Groups and NGOs in the UK Key Players Membership and Volunteering NGO Income Streams and Giving The Impact of NGOs Governance and Professionalism International Comparisons Further Reading and Guide to Further Information