Volunteering at community events : from volunteering 'for' an event to volunteering 'as' an event Universiteit Gent
Governing through volunteering : the discursive field of government-initiated volunteering in the form of workfare volunteering Universiteit Gent
Opening up the 'black box' of 'volunteering' : on hybridization and purification in volunteering research and promotion Universiteit Gent
Student volunteering in Zagreb in a comparative perspective Universiteit Gent
The paper presents an analysis of the results of the research of volunteering of students of the University of Zagreb and Technical and Social Sciences Polytechnics in Zagreb conducted between 2006-2007 within the international comparative research of students in 14 countries of the world. The aim of the research was to collect the data on various aspects of volunteering (experience, basic forms, motivations and benefits of volunteering, values ...
Cultural values and volunteering: a cross-cultural comparison of students' motivation to volunteer in 13 countries Universiteit Gent
Voluntary participation is connected to cultural, political, religious and social contexts. Social and societal factors can provide opportunities, expectations and requirements for voluntary activity, as well as influence the values and norms promoting this. These contexts are especially central in the case of voluntary participation among students as they are often responding to the societal demands for building a career and qualifying for ...
Volunteering through governments as a governmental technique: capturing its social-political significance Universiteit Gent
Recently, new developments regarding volunteering have been signaled in the academic literature. One of these developments concerns a growing trend of government intervention in the field of volunteering6,1,5,3,2. In one expression of this trend, volunteer work is increasingly being used by government institutions as an instrument to develop active citizenship in socially excluded individuals2. In practice, then, public benefit agencies refer ...