Beyond Voluntary Organizations and the Welfare State: Patterns of Informal Helping in the Scandinavian Countries

Magnus Jegermalm, Jonathan Hermansen, Audun Fladmoe

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Abstract

In this chapter vi dig deeper into voluntary organizations by studying different forms of informal helping i Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The main research question adressed are: How extensive is informal helping in the Scandinavian countries? How are different forms of informal helping associated with trust and volunteering in Scandinavia?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCivi Engagement in Scandinavia : Volunteering, Informal Help and Giving in Denmark, Norway and Sweden
EditorsLars Skov Henriksen, Kristin Strømsnes, Lars Svedberg
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer
Publication dateJan 2019
Pages95-111
Chapter4
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-98716-3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019
SeriesNonprofit and Civil Society Studies

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