Out of the shadows: exploring contemporary geographies of the welfare voluntary sector

@inproceedings{Fyfe2003OutOT,
  title={Out of the shadows: exploring contemporary geographies of the welfare voluntary sector},
  author={Nicholas R. Fyfe and Christine Milligan},
  year={2003}
}
Against a background of concerns about the ability of advanced capitalist states to meet the welfare needs of their populations, the erosion of citizenship and declining social capital, voluntarism is increasingly presented in political and academic discourses as a ‘panacea’ to social and political problems facing liberal democracies. Building on human geographers' established interests in this field, this paper focuses on contemporary developments in voluntarism within advanced capitalist… CONTINUE READING