This book brings together contributions by acknowledged British experts to examine the shifting relationship between welfare policy and the voluntary sector. Taking into account the fundamental reassessment of the role of the state in welfare and the funding and organization of the delivery of health care, social services, housing, and more, it asks what the implications are for voluntary sector organizations and in what specific ways they are responding to their new expanded role.
About the Author
MARGARET HARRIS is Professor of Voluntary Sector Organisation at Aston Business School and was formerly Assistant Director of the Centre for Voluntary Organisation at the London School of Economics. She edited (with David Billis) Voluntary Agencies: Challenges of Organisation and Management and is the author of Organising God's Work. She is International Editor of the journal Nonprofit Management and Leadership. COLIN ROCHESTER is Consultancy Leader and Principal Lecturer, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management, at the University of Surrey, Roehampton. He has more than thirty years' experience of working in and with the voluntary and community sectors as practitioner, manager, consultant and researcher. He has published widely on sector issues and devised and co-edited An Introduction to the Voluntary Sector with Justin Davis Smith.