Brown offers an overview of the scope of volunteering in the US, beginning with a definition of volunteers. She then considers the purposes to which volunteer labor is put, and examines some determinates of volunteering, paying particular attention to factors shaping the volunteer activities of the young and the old.
The Scope of Volunteer Activity and Public Service,
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