Books for Review - VOLUNTAS
Friday, April 26, 2013
Posted by: Robin Wehrlin
On behalf of the Journal Voluntas,
of ISTR, edited by Prof. Bernard Enjolras, and as book review editor, I would
like to invite you and your colleagues to consider submitting a review for the
I would like to call your attention
that besides the usual book reviews we also included the possibility that
authors propose essay reviews. You will find the general guidelines both for
book and essay reviews in the Voluntas publisher webpage (http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/journal/11266)
under "General Guidelines”.
The deadline for submission of
reviews is 15 of July.
Bellow you will find the list of the
books for review. Please contact me in case you are interested in reviewing. In
doing it, please indicate and institutional address where the book should be
sent. Please also provide a telephone number for possible contact and an
If you have a recently
published book or are aware of relevant books for the areas of interest of Voluntas
readership I would very much appreciate if you could keep me informed.
My best regards,
Adalbert Evers and Anne-Marie Guillemard, Social Policy and Citizenship. The Changing
Landscape, 2013, Oxford; New
York: Oxford University Press, 464pp, £50.00 (hardback).
Armine Ishkanian and Simon Szreter, The Big Society
Debate: A New Agenda for Social Welfare? Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK;
2012, pp. 240, £19,95 (paperback).
Benjamin Huybrechts, Fair Trade Organizations and
Social Innovation Through Hybrid Organization Models. Routledge. 2012, pp.
240, £80.00 (hardback).
Bruce Bimber, Andrew J. Flanagin and Cynthia Stohl,
Collective Action in Organizations. Interaction and Engagement in an Era of
Technological Change, 2012, Cambridge University Press, New
York, £19.99 (hardback).
Firoze Manji, Sokari Ekine (eds.), African Awakening. The Emerging Revolutions,
Pambazuka Press, Cape Town/Dakar/Nairobi/Oxford, 2012, pp.310,
appendix, index, £17.95 (paperback) £14.95 (ebook).
Frances Cleaver, Development
Through Bricolage: Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management,
2012, London; New
York: Routledge, 224pp., £24.99 (paperback).
Ian Cunningham and Philip James. 2012. Voluntary
Organizations and Public Service Delivery. Routledge, 2011, pp. 246, £80.00
Jianxing Yu, Jun Zhou and Hua Jiang, A Path for
Chinese Civil Society: A Case Study on Industrial Associations in Wenzhou,
China, Lanham, MD; Plymouth, UK: Lexinghton Books, 2012, 222pp., $65.00 • (£39.95) (hardback).
Katheleen M. Blee, Democracy in the Making: How
Activist Groups Form, Oxford University Press, New
York, 2012, pp. 224, $29.95 (hardback).
Laurie Mook (ed.), Accounting
for Social Value, 2013, Toronto; Buffalo;
of Toronto Press, $65.00
(hardback) $29.95 (paperback)
Lorraine McIlrath, Ann lyons and Ronaldo Munck (eds.),
Higher Education and Civic Engagement:
Comparative Perspectives, New York:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 288, £57.50
Matthew Hilton, Nick Crowson, James McKay and
Jean-François Mouhot. A Historical Guide to NGOs in Britain:
Charities, Civil Society and the Voluntary Sector Since 1945. Palgrave
Macmillan, 2012, pp. 432, £80.00 (hardback).
Melissa Bass, The
Politics and Civics of National Service. Lessons from the Civilian Conservation
Corps, Vista and American Corps, Brookings Institution Press, Washington
DC, 2013, $22.99 (hardback).
Michael Peter Smith & Michael McQuarrie (eds.), Remaking Urban Citizenship: Organizations,
Institutions and the Right to the City, New Brunswick,
NJ; London, UK:
Transaction Publishers, 2012, 237pp., index, £28.68 (paperback).
Nina Eliasoph, The
Politics of Volunteering, 2013, Cambridge:
Policy Press, , 178pp, index, £15.99 (paperback).
Paul Williams, Collaboration in Public Policy and
Practice: Perspectives on Boundary Spanners. The Policy Press, 2012, £23.99
(paperback), pp. 170, index, £65.00 (hardback), £23.99 (paperback).
Ronald j. Angel, Holly Bell, Julie Beausoleil and
laura Lein, Community Lost: The State,
Civil Society, and Displaced Survivors of Hurricane Katrina, Cambridge
University Press, 250pp., 2 b/w illus., 288pp.,
Susan A. Ostrander. Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City, Temple University
Press, Philadephis, 2013, pp. 190, $26.95 (paperback), $79.50 (hardback),
Thomas Carothers and Diane de Gramont, Development Aid Confronts Politics. The
Almost Revolution, Carnegie Endowment for International Piece, Washington
DC, 2013, pp.346, $19.95 (paperback), $49.95 (hardback).
Wendy H. Wong, Internal Affairs: How the Structure
of NGOs Transforms Human Rights. Cornell University Press, Ithaca and
London, 2012, pp. 237, índex, $39.95 (hardback).
Silvia Ferreira, PhD
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra
Av. Dias da Silva, 165
3004-512 Coimbra, PORTUGAL