Civil society strategy: A policy review

BENNETT, Ellen, COULE, Tracey, DAMM, Christopher, DAYSON, Christopher, DEAN, Jonathan and MACMILLAN, Rob (2019). Civil society strategy: A policy review. Voluntary sector review, 10 (2), 213-223.

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Abstract

In August 2018, the UK government published its Civil society strategy for England, aiming to establish a policy agenda for creating social value. This paper reviews the strategy, critically assessing its contribution to the creation of social value, the civil society–state relationship, public sector commissioning and youth participation. By concluding with an analysis of the strategy’s language, we argue that there are risks in the strategy’s narrative positioning of voluntary action and wider civil society.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 1503 Business and Management; 1605 Policy and Administration
Identification Number: doi.org/10.1332/204080519X15617330887624
Page Range: 213-223
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 08:48
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2019 10:45
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/24711

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