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Volunteering, Civic Agency and Citizenship: Some Preliminary Considerations

by Ebenezer Obadare

Oct 1, 2011

These reflections have been provoked by the global resurgence of interest in volunteerism as a vehicle for civic renewal and societal revitalisation. This interest, it is claimed, is inflamed partly by a number of assumptions about volunteerism, and its relation to civil society, citizenship, development, and social integration.