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Mexican Solidarity: Citizen Participation and Volunteering / Edition 1

Mexican Solidarity: Citizen Participation and Volunteering / Edition 1

by Jacqueline Butcher


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ISBN-13: 9781441910776
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/14/2009
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jacqueline Butcher García-Colín is President of the Board of Directors of the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía, or CEMEFI) from 2006 to 2010, and President of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) from 2007 to 2008. Ms. Butcher has a B.Sc. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and also Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Human Development from the Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City). Her research is concerned with volunteering and citizen participation, and she has been widely published. She belongs to the Editorial Board of Prometeo and Voluntas and is a member of the Technical Expert Group for the Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work assembled by ILO and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies. In Mexico, is currently on the Board of the National Health Foundation (FUNSALUD) and is Member of the Citizens’ Advisory Council of the National System for Integral Family Development (Sistema Nacional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Familia, or SNDIF)

Table of Contents

Conceptual Framework for Volunteer Action and Acts of Solidarity.- Graphic “Acts of Solidarity in Mexico” (Analysis of the National Survey on Solidarity and Volunteer Action).- How to Become a Volunteer?.- The Concept of Giving in Mexico.- Nonprofit Organizations in Mexico: Case Studies.- Findings, Challenges, and Implications.

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