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Author Allahyari, Rebecca Anne, 1963-

Title Visions of charity : volunteer workers and moral community / Rebecca Anne Allahyari.

Imprint Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, ©2000.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome.
Description data file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-271) and index.
Summary In the US, public talk about charity is highly moralistic, even in an era of welfare reform. This study looks at the front lines of volunteer involvement with the poor and homeless at two specific charities to assess what volunteer work means for those who do it.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Contents Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Performing Personalist Hospitality; 2. Administering Salvationism; 3. Moral Selving within Personalist Hospitality; 4. Moral Selving within Salvationism; 5. The Politics of Charity; Epilogue; Notes; References; Index.
Language English.
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Subject Salvation Army -- History -- 20th century.
Loaves & Fishes (Organization : Sacramento, Calif.) -- History.
Armée du salut -- Californie -- Sacramento -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Loaves & Fishes (Organisation : Sacramento, Calif.) -- Histoire.
Loaves & Fishes (Organization : Sacramento, Calif.)
Salvation Army.
Church work with the homeless -- California -- Sacramento -- Case studies.
Voluntarism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Case studies.
Helping behavior -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Case studies.
Social movements -- California -- Sacramento -- Case studies.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Indexed Term Teologi Teologi.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Case studies.
Other Form: Print version: Allahyari, Rebecca Anne, 1963- Visions of charity. Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, ©2000 0520221443 (DLC) 99048705 (OCoLC)42475773
ISBN 9780520935327 (electronic bk.)
0520935322 (electronic bk.)
0585390134 (electronic bk.)
9780585390130 (electronic bk.)
0520221443 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520221451 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780520221444 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780520221451 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780520221444