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The Third Sector as a Renewable Resource for Europe

Concepts, Impacts, Challenges and Opportunities

by Bernard Enjolras, Lester M. Salamon, Karl Henrik Sivesind, Annette Zimmer

The Third Sector as a Renewable Resource for Europe

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Book Description

This book provides a critical account of the third sector and its future in Europe. It offers an original conceptualization of the third sector in its European manifestations alongside an overview of its major contours, including its structure, sources of support, and recent trends. It also assesses the impact of this sector in Europe which considers its contributions to European economic development, citizen well-being and human development. The Third Sector As A Renewable Resource for Europe presents the findings of the Third Sector Impact (TSI) project funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Program (FP7). It recognises that in a time of social and economic distress, as well as enormous pressures on governmental budgets, the third sector and volunteering represent a unique 'renewable resource' for social and economic problem-solving and civic engagement in Europe.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download The Third Sector as a Renewable Resource for Europe ebook for free in PDF format (2.6 MB).

Book Details

Title
The Third Sector as a Renewable Resource for Europe
Subject
Sociology and Social Sciences
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2018
Pages
208
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319714721
ISBN10
3319714724
ISBN13 Digital
9783319714738
ISBN10 Digital
3319714732
PDF Size
2.6 MB
License
CC BY

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