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The Voluntary Sector in British Society

On 20 March 2009, the British Academy held a workshop to consider continuity and change in the socio-political roles of voluntarism and voluntary associations in British society. The convenor of the event, Professor Pat Thane FBA, charts the history of the voluntary sector from Victorian times to the present day.

• Pat Thane

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 13 (June 2009).