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A comparative study of volunteering and giving

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The main research question in this thesis explores why some people volunteer and give money compared to those that do not. The thesis builds on existing research that explains volunteering and giving, but is primarily concerned with showing how the social environment – or the context – in which people live can explain individual decisions to volunteer and give. This thesis answers three main research questions with this central theme in mind. First, how do the background characteristics of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Sociology

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Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
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Local pid:
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