Contents of first issue of Voluntary Sector Review announced

The first issue of VSSN’s new journal Voluntary Sector Review will be published at the beginning of March 2010. A print copy of the journal is included as a benefit of membership of the Network; you can join here.

Volume 1 Issue 1 will have the following contents:

  • Editorial: Peter Halfpenny, Pete Alcock, Cathy Pharoah, Colin Rochester, Chris Cornforth, Julie Charlesworth
  • Research articles:
    • Pete Alcock – A Strategic Unity: Defining the Third Sector in the UK
    • Bernard Harris – Voluntary Action and the State in Historical Perspective
    • Margaret Harris and Patricia – Young Building Bridges: The Third Sector Responding Locally to Diversity
    • John Casey, Bronwen Dalton, Rose Melville, Jenny Onyx – Strengthening Government-Nonprofit Relations: International Experiences with Compacts
    • Richard Steinberg and Debra Morris – Ratio Discrimination in Charity Fundraising: The Inappropriate Use of Cost Ratios has Harmful Side-Effects
    • Practice articles: Karl Wilding – Voluntary Organisations and the Recession
    • Kevin Nunan – Challenges of Governance for Small Voluntary Organisations
    • Miles Sibley – Environmental Volunteering in the UK: The Policy Context and Practical Implications
    • Policy articles:Adalbert Evers – Observations on Incivility: Blind Spots in Third Sector Research and Policy
    • Meta Zimmeck – The Compact Ten Years On: Government’s Approach to Partnership with the Voluntary and Community Sector in England
    • Andrea Westall – UK Government Policy and ‘Social Investment’