Towards the 21st century: challenges for the voluntary sector

proceedings of the 1990 conference of the Association of Voluntary Action Scholars.
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  • English
Centre for Voluntary Organisation, London School of Economics , London
Voluntarism -- Congre
ContributionsLondon School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Voluntary Organisation.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v ;
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Open LibraryOL22315963M
ISBN 100853281173

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