Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy
Oxfam is one of the best-known and most successful charities in Britain. It is also one of the most controversial. This book, published to coincide with Oxfam’s 50th anniversary, describes how a small, local, wartime charity evolved into Britain’s largest overseas agency, in a period of rapid social...
Seven case studies describe the impact of technically skilled VSOs on the needs of groups and communities in developing countries, drawing particular attention to the wider issues which must be addressed if the development is to be sustained.