Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781447322429 Will Publish August 2017 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9781447322399 Published October 2016 For sale in North and South America only

The Third Sector Delivering Public Services

Developments, Innovations and Challenges

Edited by James Rees and David Mullins

The Third Sector Delivering Public Services

Edited by James Rees and David Mullins

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

256 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2016
Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781447322429 Will Publish August 2017 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9781447322399 Published October 2016 For sale in North and South America only
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the role of the third sector—voluntary or nonprofit groups—in the delivery of public services in the United Kingdom. It details the historical development of the relationship between the government and the third sector, reviews major debates and controversies that have accompanied the increasing reliance on third-sector work in recent years, and explores the various fields in which third-sector activity is prominent.
Contents
Introduction ~ James Rees and David Mullins;
Part One: Policy, Politics and Organisations;
The history of third sector service delivery in the UK ~ Pete Alcock;
Same tensions, different results? Third sector-state relations in a changing political and socio-economic context ~ Heather Buckingham;
Which third sector organisations are involved in the delivery of public services? Evidence from national survey data in England ~ John Mohan and David Clifford; Part Two: Cross-cutting issue for third sector service delivery;
Social enterprise, mutuals and spin-outs in the era of ‘open’ public services ~ Robin Miller and Fergus Lyon;
Capacity building for competition: the role of infrastructure in third sector service delivery ~ Rob Macmillan;
The role of volunteers in service delivery ~ Angela Ellis-Paine and Matt Hill;
The concept of social value and the third sector: definitions, theories and measurements ~ Malin Arvidson;
Part Three: Service delivery in key policy fields;
Understanding the third sector’s role and position in employment services provision ~ Rebecca Taylor, James Rees and Chris Damm;
All change? The impact of personalisation for the third sector in health and social care ~ Jenny Harlock and Robin Miller;
Housing and the Third Sector – Enacted hybridity and diversification ~ David Mullins;
The third sector and the rehabilitation revolution ~ Rob Macmillan;
Conclusion and the future for the Third Sector’s role in service delivery ~ James Rees and David Mullins. 
Review Quotes
John Diamond, Edge Hill University
“In a period of change and uncertainty, this is a timely, thoughtful, and challenging book for decision makers, academics, and practitioners alike.”
Peter Wells, Sheffield Hallam University
“An excellent and wide-ranging text which will be a key reference work for academics studying the role of the third sector in delivering public services in the United Kingdom.”
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