[CITASA] research on volunteering?

Sarah Blackmun-Eskow sarahblackmun at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 15:38:25 EDT 2012


Here's a good, scholarly book you might find helpful:

Heron, Barbara (2007). Desire for Development: Whiteness, Gender, and the
Helping Imperative. Waterloo ON Canada, Wilfred Laurier University Press.


Sarah Blackmun-Eskow
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On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 12:07 AM, Nalini Kotamraju (Lists) <
lists at kotamraju.org> wrote:

> Also, Eliasoph, N. (2011). Making Volunteers: Civic Life after Welfare's
> End. Princeton.
>
> --
> Nalini Kotamraju, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> Digital Media & Communication
> IT University of Copenhagen
> kotamraju at itu.dk
>
> On Aug 30, 2012, at 8:57 AM, romana xerez wrote:
>
> Hi Amy,
> Have a look at these classic papers:
>
> Bekkers, R. (2005). "Participation in Voluntary Associations: Relations
> with
> Resources, Personality, and Political Values" Political Psychology 26:
> 439-454.
> Bekkers, R. (2007a). "Volunteerism" International Encyclopedia of the
> Social
> Sciences 2nd edition. 641-643. New York: Macmillan.
> Bekkers, R. (2007b) "Intergenerational Transmission of Volunteerism" Acta
> Sociologica 50(2): 99-114.
> Olsson, L-E., Nordfeldt, M., Larsson, O. and Kendall, J. (2008), 'Sweden:
> When Strong Third Sector Historical Roots Meet EU Policy Processes' in J.
> Kendall (ed.), Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe: Multi Level
> Processes and Organised Civil Society. Edward Elgar.
> Smith, D. (1994) "Determinants of Voluntary Association Participation and
> Volunteering: A Literature Review." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector
> Quarterly, 23 (3): 243-263.
> Wilson, J. (2000) "Volunteering" Annual Review of Sociology, 26: 215-240.
> Wilson, J., Musick M. (1997) "Who Cares? Towards an Integrated Theory of
> Volunteer Work". American Sociological Review, 62: 694-71317.
>
> Best,
> Romana Xerez
>
>
> -----Mensagem original-----
> De: citasa-bounces at list.citasa.org [mailto:citasa-bounces at list.citasa.org]
> Em nome de Amy Bruckman
> Enviada: quarta-feira, 29 de Agosto de 2012 21:31
> Para: communication and information technology section asa
> Assunto: [CITASA] research on volunteering?
>
> I am hoping to start a new research project on using social media to
> encourage volunteering.
> I am guessing there's a big literature on why people get involved in
> volunteer work, what sustains participation over time, and why they drop
> out?
> Are there classic papers in this area I should read?
>
> Thanks for your help!
>
> -- Amy
>
>
> Amy Bruckman
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