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Five-country Study on Service and Volunteering in Southern Africa

by Helene Perold; Leila Patel; René Carapinha; Salah Elzein Mohamed

Jun 1, 2007

In the context of globalization, civic service and volunteering is emerging as a growing social phenomenon and a field of inquiry internationally. This research was done to strengthen knowledge and understanding of service and to build research capacity in order to develop service as a field of inquiry and to strengthen its knowledge base and practice.