By Carol Packham
This publication explores the function of the employee in facilitating participation, studying and energetic engagement inside groups. targeting contemporary tasks to bolster citizen and group engagement, it presents assistance, frameworks and actions to assist in paintings with group participants, both as sorts of volunteers or as a part of self-help teams. environment group paintings as a tutorial method, the booklet additionally highlights dilemmas bobbing up from attainable interventions and offers suggestions for reflective, potent perform.
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Firstly, the government emphasis has primarily been focused on the individual and the development of their human capital. This is opposed to developing volunteers as collective citizens (Storrie, 2004) who are aware of their role in groups, as part of teams or involved in forms of association. 141). Secondly, volunteering is often being used in a punitive and compulsory manner, which puts the interest of the state and the generation of state capital to the fore, and threatens the nature of voluntary activity.
Active Citizenship and Community Learning (Empowering Youth and Community) by Carol Packham