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The Democracy of Everyday Life in Disaster

Holding Our Lives in Their Hands

Nancy L. Rosenblum

Neighbors inhabit a distinct social sphere. After we take account of organized political life, work, voluntary associations, social circles, friends, and family, there is this remainder. Its importance owes to the depth and intensity of interests

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Working against and with the State

From Sanctuary to Resettlement

Audrey Macklin

based nonprofit organizations, albeit with certain distinctive features, such as a commitment to worship and religious education.” Quoting Robert Putnam, they describe church congregations as voluntary associations that “provide an important incubator

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COVID-19 and Uncertain Intimacy

State–Society Relations in Urban China and Beyond

Jialing Luo

greatly from the Western conceptualisation of the neighbourhood organisation as ‘a loose form of self-governing voluntary association’ ( Read 2012: 3 ). Describing the former as ‘extensions of the state’ and the latter as a non-state zone, Benjamin L. Read

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Peter Levine

2000: 367–401 ). In Bowling Alone , Robert Putnam focuses on national voluntary associations that organized local chapters, which he sees as fundamental to 20th-century civil society. He shows that they expanded their membership steadily between 1900

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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

nation-state and more among voluntary associations and informal, relational networks. The literature on religious groups’ participation in the distribution of humanitarian aid to migrants is rapidly growing ( Ager and Ager 2015 ; Fiddian-Qasmiyeh 2011

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The Obligation Is the Point

‘Refugee 2 Refugee’ Care and Solidarity in Greece

Zareena Grewal

39 , no. 3 : 562 – 577 , doi: 10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01381.x . 10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01381.x Rozakou , K. ( 2016a ), ‘ Crafting the Volunteer: Voluntary Associations and the Reformation of Sociality ’, Journal of Modern Greek Studies 34

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

. “ Voluntary Association Membership in Five West African Cities .” Urban Anthropology 6 ( 1 ): 83 – 106 . Bayart , Jean-François . 1993 . The State in Africa: The Politics of the Belly . London : Longman . BBC . 2014 . “ World Cup 2014: Ghana Sends

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Ivi Daskalaki and Nadina Leivaditi

εθελοντικού σωματίου” [ Sociality and Solidarity Society in the Case of a Voluntary Association ] (in Greek). Elliniki Epitheorisi Politikis Epistimis 32 : 95 – 120 . Rozakou , Katerina . 2012 . “ The Biopolitics of Hospitality in Greece

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Making the State Blush

Humanizing Relations in an Australian NGO Campaign for People Seeking Asylum

Tess Altman

: University of Chicago Press . Rozakou , Katerina . 2016 . “ Crafting the Volunteer: Voluntary Associations and the Reformation of Sociality .” Journal of Modern Greek Studies 34 ( 1 ): 79 – 102 . 10.1353/mgs.2016.0014 Sampson , Robyn C. 2016

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Heidi Hakkarainen

, “Rabbinic Study, Self-Improvement, and Philanthropy: Gender and the Refashioning of Jewish Voluntary Associations in Germany, 1750–1870,” in Philanthropy, Patronage, and Civil Society: Experiences from Germany, Great Britain, and North America , ed. Thomas