ABSTRACT

The role of the Third Sector within European society is an extremely topical subject, as both governments and the EU continue to consider the role these organizations can play in providing essential public services. This book presents contemporary research into this emerging area, exploring the contribution of this important sector to European soci

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PART I Introduction

chapter 1|4 pages

Key issues for the third sector in Europe

BySTEPHEN P . OSBORNE

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PART II Civil society, social capital and democracy

chapter 2|17 pages

The third sector and civil society

ByGYÖRGY JENEI, EVA KUTI

chapter 3|27 pages

Where does social capital come from?

ByDAG WOLLEBAEK, PER SELLE

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PART III The third sector and public policy

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PART IV Delivering public services

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PART V Co-production

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PART VI Third sector–governmental relationships

chapter 12|19 pages

The evolving state – third sector relations in Turkey

ByKOREL GÖYMEN

chapter 14|21 pages

Institutionalising relationships between government and the third sector: The case of the Estonian “Compact”

ByTIINA RANDMA - LIIV , DAIMAR LIIV AND ULLE LEPP

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PART VII The rise of hybrid organizations

chapter 15|14 pages

Hybrid organisations. Background, concepts, challenges

ByADALBERT EVERS

chapter 16|14 pages

Teachers and middle managers in a hybrid educational sector

ByMARLIES HONINGH

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PART IX Conclusions

chapter 19|16 pages

The economic analysis of non-profit organisations’ management

ByMARC JEGERS

chapter 20|14 pages

Conclusions: The state of our knowledge and future challenges

ByMARKKU KIVINIEMI