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Author Smith, Justin Davis, author.

Title 100 years of NCVO and voluntary action : idealists and realists / Justin Davis Smith.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxii, 305 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Series Springer History eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-296) and index.
Contents Intro; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Prologue: Edward Vivian Dearman Birchall; References; Contents; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; References; Chapter 2: Setting Up; Introduction; Charity Organisation Society; Guilds of Help; Councils of Social Welfare; Coming Together; Wartime Developments; The 1915 Conference; A New Organisation; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Early Years; Introduction; Establishing the Organisation; Idealists and Realists; Urban Activities; Rural Work; New Estates; Policy Work; Internal Matters; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Out of Adversity; Introduction
The Unemployment QuestionThe Occupational Club Movement; Government Funding; The Special Areas; Opposition; A Reassessment; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Warfare and Welfare; Introduction; Change in Leadership; Coordinating the War Effort; Relations with Government; New Initiatives; Existing Activities; Local Networks; Finance; Internal Developments; Future Direction; Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: Marking Time; Introduction; Finding Its Place; Voluntary Action; Organising the Movement; Resourcing the Movement; Internal Developments; Business as Usual; Stirrings of Independence
Seeds of ProfessionalisationReaching Out; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Losing Ground; Introduction; Supporting the Movement; Fundraising; Relations with Government; Taxation and Charity Law; The Age of Volunteering; Losing the Crown Jewels; A New Direction; Parting of the Ways; Core Networks; Funding and Resources; The Return of Unemployment; Internationalism and Integration; Internal Developments; A Missed Opportunity; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: Recovery and Challenge; Introduction; Into the 1980s; A New Name for New Times; Changes at the Top; The Contract Culture; Volunteering
UnemploymentLocal Government; Independence; Tax and Charity Law; Spreading the Word; Inside the Organisation; Membership; Adapting to the New Voluntary Sector; Management Development; Fundraising; Rural Services; Councils for Voluntary Service; A New Home; Conclusion; References; Chapter 9: A Golden Age?; Introduction; Changes at the Top; Governance and Membership; Reputations; Setting the Agenda; New Labour; Charity Law and Taxation; Inventing the Third Sector; Independence and Voice; Strengthening the Sector; Overseas Work; Cooperation and Competition; Conclusion; References
Chapter 10: Big Society and BeyondIntroduction; Age of Austerity; The Big Society; Campaigning and Independence; Anti-lobbying Clause; A Perfect Storm; Tax Relief and Cornish Pasties; Europe and International; Mergers and Consolidations; Conclusion; References; Chapter 11: Conclusion: Idealists and Realists; Survival of the Fittest; A Glorious History; Policy Influence; Spreading the Word; Building an Evidence Base; Contested Terrain; Pillar of the Establishment; Idealists and Realists; Managerialism and Professionalisation; Highs and Lows; The Second Curve; The Future; References; Appendix
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject National Council for Voluntary Organisations (Great Britain) -- History.
Voluntarism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Voluntarism -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.
Electronic books.
Variant Title One hundred years of NCVO and voluntary action
One hundred years of National Council for Voluntary Organisations and voluntary action
ISBN 9783030027742 (electronic bk.)
3030027740 (electronic bk.)