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ERIC Number: ED131275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Patterns of Volunteering Activities in Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Nehnevajsa, Jiri; Karelitz, Ann P.
This analysis of a 1974 ACTION-sponsored Bureau of Census survey of the extent of volunteer activity in the United States opens with the observation that some 37,000,000 Americans did volunteer work in 1974, an increase of 18% to 24% since 1965. Chapter headings are (1) Alternative Outcomes: Some Implications, (2) Volunteering Roles and Hours, (3) Frequency of Volunteering, (4) Volunteering in Religious Activities, (5) Time of First Volunteering, (6) Reasons for Initial Non-Religious Volunteering, (7) Plans to Continue Volunteering, (8) Reasons for Continued Volunteering, (9) Unactualized Volunteering Intentions, (10) A Sample Trade-Off Analysis, (11) One Week's Volunteers, (12) One Week's Activities, (13) Some Major Configurations, and (14) Summary and Implications. Statistical tables, charts, and graphs are included. (WL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: ACTION, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Center for Urban Research.
Identifiers - Location: United States