Sociability and Patterns of Participation: Implications for Social Service Policy

@inproceedings{Auslander1988SociabilityAP,
  title={Sociability and Patterns of Participation: Implications for Social Service Policy},
  author={Gail K. Auslander and Howard Litwin},
  year={1988}
}
In policy circles, a response to meeting human needs through social networks and voluntary organizations is increasingly viewed as a substitute for publicly provided services. While prior research suggests that participation in these two types of voluntary activity may be related, the relationship is little understood. A secondary analysis of national survey data was carried out using bivariate and multivariate techniques to ascertain the relationship between indicators of voluntary organiza… CONTINUE READING

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