The Ages of Voluntarism

How we got to the Big Society
Author(s): 
Hilton, Matthew
Author(s): 
McKay, James
ISBN: 
9780197264829
Date published: 
July 2011
Paperback
Price: 
£14.99

This book provides the historical background to the rise of the Big Society. Voluntarism has evolved over the last hundred years to adapt to changing circumstances, drawing up new agendas, tackling old problems, and acting as an alternative to state provision and as a catalyst for further government action.