15) Further, "in utilizing the concept of 'community,' voluntary associations
attempted to fashion collective liberal identifies and bonds of mutualism within a social order that focused on individualist doctrines inherent in the growth of liberal state and market structures.
Other scholars have suggested that membership in ethnically based voluntary organizations can provide "bonding" forms of social support within individual ethnic communities, while, at the same time, membership in more general types of voluntary association
can foster "bridging" networks, which reduce the barriers separating ethnic enclaves from one another and from the wider society as a whole (e.
In an interview last August, Al Tayib Zein Al Abdin, Secretary-General of the SIRC, defined the council as 'an independent, voluntary association
of religious leaders'.
In some cases, it has been a matter of direct financial support from a Baptist organization, like a state convention or a voluntary association
of Baptist individuals.
Class is a voluntary association
based at Lowerhouse Lane, Norris Green,providing services for local people.
Project: Explaining regional variations in voluntary association
participation in Canada.
The league is a voluntary association
of city officials who work together to influence policy decisions, exchange information and combine resources.
However, management at Edeka -- the voluntary association
of independent German supermarkets -- and Rewe -- a co-operative -- claim their supermarkets need to be double that size to be viable, and say the current rules favour hard discounters such as Aldi and Lidl.
The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association
of governments and people of 54 independent countries around the world.
Eight associations have been selected to receive the 2001 AAA Summit Awards, which recognize outstanding voluntary association
My own work suggests that any voluntary association
, intentional collective, or alternative community must also be public in its consciousness.
BSA spokesperson Gregg Shields insists that the Scouts "has a right, as a voluntary association