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May - June 2016


V O L U M E 27, N U M B E R 3
May - June 2016




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Editor’s notes

TacoBrandsen & RuthSimsa

Original Paper

Constraining Is Enabling? Exploring the Influence of National Context on Civil Society Strength

JelmerKamstra, BenPelzer, WillemElbers & RuerdRuben

Original Paper

Determinants of Nonprofit Sector Density: A Stakeholder Approach

StijnVan Puyvelde & WilliamA.Brown

Original Paper

What Influences the Location of Nonprofit Organizations? A Spatial Analysis in Brazil

MarceloMarchesini da Costa

Original Paper

Promoting Development in Weak Institutional Environments: The Understanding and Transmission of Sustainability by NGOS in Latin America

MatthiasS.Fifka, Anna-LenaKühn, CristianR.Loza Adaui & MarkusStiglbauer

Original Paper

Participation and Local Governance Outcomes: Evidence from Ukraine


Original Paper

The Relation Between Participatory Social Practices and Social Representations of Citizenship in Young Adulthood

DanielaMarzana, MauraPozzi, RobertoFasanelli, FrancescaMercuri & FrancescoFattori

Original Paper

Evolutionary Process of Social Capital Formation through Community Currency Organizations: The Japanese Case

HiromiNakazato & SeunghooLim

Original Paper

The Role of Social Capital in the Start-Up of Non-profit Organisations: The Case of Fondazione Welfare Ambrosiano

MatteoPedrini, ValentinaBramanti, LauraMariaFerri & MarcoMinciullo

Original Paper

Trust, Social Capital, and the Coordination of Relationships Between the Members of Cooperatives: A Comparison Between Member-Focused Cooperatives and Third-Party-Focused Cooperatives

IsabellaHatak, RichardLang & DietmarRoessl

Original Paper

Trust, Social Capital, and Intermediation Roles in Microfinance and Microenterprise Development


Original Paper

Predicting Future Volunteering Intentions Through a Self-determination Theory Perspective

YandanWu, ChunxiaoLi & SelinaKhoo

Original Paper

Explaining Satisfaction with Volunteering in Emergencies: Comparison Between Organized and Spontaneous Volunteers in Operation Protective Edge

LiatKulik, LioraArnon & AyaDolev

Original Paper

Recruitment and Retention of Referees in Nonprofit Sport Organizations: The Trickle-Down Effect of Role Models

PamelaWicker & BerndFrick

Original Paper

Exemplary Urban Practitioners in Neighbourhood Renewal: Survival of the Fittest… and the Fitting

Tonvan der Pennen & Gerardvan Bortel

Original Paper

Faith-Based Volunteer Motivation: Exploring the Applicability of the Volunteer Functions Inventory to the Motivations and Satisfaction Levels of Volunteers in an Australian Faith-Based Organization

BernadeneErasmus & PeterJohnMorey

Original Paper

Churches: Lasting Sources of Civic Engagement? Effects of Secularization and Educational Expansion on Non-religious Volunteering in the Netherlands, 1988 and 2006

PaulVermeer, PeerScheepers & ManfredteGrotenhuis

Original Paper

Older People’s Motivations to Engage in Political Organizations: Evidence from a Catalan Study

RodrigoSerrat & FelicianoVillar

Original Paper

Validating Grant-Making Processes: Construct Validity of the 2013 Senior Corps RSVP Grant Review

ErwinTan, RobinGhertner, PatriciaJ.Stengel, MalcolmColes & VielkaE.Garibaldi

Original Paper

The Adoption and Use of the Hirschman–Herfindahl Index in Nonprofit Research: Does Revenue Diversification Measurement Matter?

GraceL.Chikoto, QianhuaLing & DanielGordonNeely

Original Paper

Nonprofit Brand Strength: What Is It? How Is It Measured? What Are Its Outcomes?

WalterWymer, HellenP.Gross & BerndHelmig

Original Paper

“When Bain Town Woman Catch A Fire, Even the Devil Run.”: The Bahamian Suffrage Movement as National and Cultural Development


Original Paper

Educating Young Women to be Global Leaders: A Model

SuzanneM.Martin, ShivaJahani & KaraRosenblatt

Original Paper

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Towards a Descriptive Model of Humanitarian Assistance in Complex Emergencies


Book Review

Robert D. Putnam: Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis


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