SAGE Publications, 2000 M05 11 - 342 páginas
Grassroots Associations is a comprehensive review and critique of empirical and theoretical research on grassroots, nonprofit and voluntary organizations.
David Horton Smith examines in depth the distinctive nature and characteristics of a previously under-studied area which includes such groups as Alchoholics Anonymous, community-environmental action committees and church Bible study groups. He addresses: group formation, structure, process, leadership, and life cycle change; effectiveness; the influence such associations have on society; the future of grassroots associations, which he sees as integral to a postmodern society moving towards participatory democracy, self-determinism and individual choice.
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... that internal democracy was greater where contributions were material
resources ( but not monetary ones ) , were transfers into the pool of GA resources
( not obligatory contributions ) , and came more from members ( not nonmembers
The informality of GAs contributes to this looseness of priority setting , as does the
fact that GAs are only " serious leisure . ” There ... Leaders of GAs also contribute
to membership recruitment by running successful programs that attract people .
Such increased formal education also will contribute to more use of the printed
media , including newspapers and magazines , which similarly introduce readers
to many new ideas , roles , activities , and choices more generally . As suggested
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Definitions and Metaphors
The Rest of the Voluntary Nonprofit Sector
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