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

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Springer, 20 лип. 2012 р. - 399 стор.
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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Preface
The ScaleandGrowth
Further reading 3 Key Sectors Profiles Since1945 1 Medicine andhealth 2 Generalsocialwelfare
Think tanks
Leading Campaign Groups
British Deaf Association British Heart Foundation Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
4-46
Cruelty to Children
4-101
Institute
4-109
Key Players
4-180
Pat Arrowsmith Tariq Ali Victor Gollancz 6 Membership and Volunteering
4-193
NGO Income Streamsand Giving
7-2
inflation 2009 3 2 5 Income shareof general welfare charities asapercentage of the widerincome of the largest200500 charities intheUK 19762006 3 ...
7-8
Further reading 8 The Impact ofNGOs Public opinionandthe media
7-19
Governanceand Professionalism
8-9
StudiesFabian Society Howard League for PenalReform Institutefor Fiscal StudiesLiberty Policy Studies Institute Vegetarian Society Which? Victim S...
8-16
The state and the NGO sector Further reading 10 International Comparisons
10-6

Institute
4-122
Victim Support formerly National Association of Victim
4-161

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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 author, with Nicholas Crowson, Jean-Francois Mouhot & James McKay, of The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain (Oxford, 2012).

NICK CROWSON Reader in Contemporary British History at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the author of Facing Fascism: The Conservative Party and the European Dictators 1935-40 (London, 1997), The Conservative Party and European Integration since 1945: At the Heart of Europe? (Abingdon, 2006), and Britain and Europe: A Political History since 1918 (Abingdon, 2010). Most recently, he is the joint author, with Matthew Hilton, Jean-Francois Mouhot & James McKay, of The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain (Oxford, 2012).

JAMES MCKAY Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the co-editor of two volumes on NGOs and the voluntary sector: with Matthew Hilton and Nick Crowson, NGOs in Contemporary Britain: Non-state Actors in Society and Politics since 1945 (Palgrave, 2009); and, with Matthew Hilton, The Ages of Voluntarism: How We Got to the Big Society (Oxford, 2011). Along with Matthew Hilton, Nicholas Crowson and Jean-Francois Mouhot, he is the co-author of The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain(Oxford, 2012).

JEAN-FRANCOIS MOUHOT was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, UK, until May 2011. He is currently a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Georgetown University and the EHESS in Paris. He is the author of Les Réfugiés acadiens en France (1758-1785): l'impossible réintégration? (Québec: Septentrion, 2009), Des Esclaves Energétiques: Réflexions sur le changement climatique (Seysel, Champ Vallon, 2011) and co-editor (with Charles-François Mathis) of Une Protection de l'Environnement à la Française? (XIXe-XXe siècles) (Seysel: Champ Vallon, forthcoming 2012). Most recently, he is the joint author, with Matthew Hilton Nicholas Crowson, & James McKay, of The Politics of Expertise: How NGOs Shaped Modern Britain (Oxford, 2012).

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