Volunteering as leisure, leisure as volunteering : an international assessment




  • Graham, Margaret


Mot clés

  • Volunteers
  • Motivations
  • Community engagement


VOLUNTEERING 302 .14 V943 2004

Autre titre

Volunteering as leisure/leisure as volunteering


Table of contents : 

Introduction, R A Stebbins

  • Volunteering as heritage/Volunteering in heritage, M Graham 

Part I: Establishing Long-Term Commitment: Event Volunteering

  • Adopting sustainable ethics: Voluntary practice amongst event organizers, G Berridge, Thames Valley University London, UK
  • Paths to volunteer commitment: Lessons from the Sydney Olympic Games, B C Green and L Chalip, University of Texas, USA

Part II: Changing Volunteer Lifestyles: Motivation and Satisfaction 

  • Volunteer satisfaction and serious leisure in rural fire departments: Implications for human capital and social capital, K B Perkins, Longwood University, Virginia, USA and J Benoit, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Understanding American parks and recreation volunteers: Utilizing a functionalist perspective, K E Silverberg, University of Utah, USA
  • A logistical regression model of the decision of volunteers to enter a sports coach education programme, B E Wilson, University of Nottingham, UK

Part III: Politics of Volunteering and Active Citizenship: Policy Issues

  • Defining field characteristics of museums and art museums: An Australian Perspective, D Edwards, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Volunteering in the Canadian context: Identity, civic participation, and the politics of participation in serious leisure, S M Arai, Brock University, Ontario, Canada
  • Managing volunteers in different settings: Membership and program management, L C P M Meijs, Erasmus University, The Netherlands and L Bridges Karr, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Part IV: Encouraging the Next Generation: Sustainability and Youth Volunteering 

  • Pressures on volunteers in the UK, G Nichols, Sheffield University, UK
  • Examining best practice in volunteer tourism, S Wearing, University of Technology, Australia
  • Fostering human resources in the leisure field: Serious leisure and the potential role of volunteers. A proposal for developing countries, A C Bramante, State University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil


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