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Social Science and Civil Society

Hogg, Eddy (2015) Social Science and Civil Society. In: Wright, James D., ed. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier, Oxford, UK, pp. 576-582. ISBN 978-0-08-097086-8. (doi:10.1016/b978-0-08-097086-8.41061-5) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:55102)

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This article gives an overview of key social science approaches to civil society. It addresses in turn civil society organizations, volunteering, and philanthropy. For each, it looks at how they are defined, their scope, how social science approaches the study of them, and how social policy has sought to encourage or coordinate them.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/b978-0-08-097086-8.41061-5
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Lucie Patch
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2016 15:24 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2023 11:34 UTC
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