Preliminary Research Findings : Volunteers in Queensland State Government
Conroy, Denise (2002) Preliminary Research Findings : Volunteers in Queensland State Government. QUT, Brisbane. [Working Paper]
As 2001 was the International Year of the Volunteer as it seemed timely to look at the legal, social and political frameworks which provide for the long term growth of volunteers. The focus of this research is on the nature and extent of volunteers in the Queensland State Government. The social capital debate (expanded by Robert Putnam in 1995) is about citizens’ participation in extracurricular activities and has been extended to mean a collective intelligence – a capacity as a people to create the society we want. The volunteer phenomenon has been used to indicate social and ethical concern.
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|Item Type:||Working Paper|
|Keywords:||Volunteers, Queensland Government|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||01 May 2012 13:00|
|Last Modified:||25 Sep 2013 22:41|
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