By combining Kropotkin's conception of voluntary association
with Proudhon and Bakunin's federalism, Ward developed his own original conception of 'topless' or 'horizontal' federations.
In the exploration of contextual effects on voluntary association
membership, previous research has focused on comparative projects examining country level structural contexts or determinants of civic engagement (Schofer and Fourcade-Gourinchas 2001; Baer et al.
Most of the existing Canadian literature on voluntary association
involvement has focused, not on ethnic patterns, but on the somewhat related questions of linguistic and regional differences.
was a contributing member to this new voluntary association
The American Down and Feather Section is a voluntary association
of dealers, buyers, sellers and processors of feather and down used in home fashion products.
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.
ICAC is a voluntary association
of insurance industry organizations committed to the control of arson through prevention and competent investigation.
For instance, students required to volunteer a certain number of hours to voluntary association
as part of their schooling may choose associations which facilitate that sort of quantification.
The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association
of governments and people of 54 independent countries around the world.