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Socialt arbete bedrivet av ideella organisationer i Kanada- och deras sätt för att uppfylla sina uppdrag

Langöe Eliasson, Mirja LU (2009) SOPA63 20091
School of Social Work
Abstract
This study aims to highlight conditions for some selected non-profit organizations providing social services in Toronto, Canada. The essay is a case study which includes literature studies, field observations and interviews with respondents working in the non-profit sector. The analyses are mainly based on qualitative semi structured interviews with respondents working in non-profit organizations sharing their knowledge about their organization. The selected organizations share a responsibility with the public sector in providing social services and this study try to problemtize this. Some findings this study accompanied to show was that one challenge for the non-profit organizations was to get enough financial resources for the work they... (More)
This study aims to highlight conditions for some selected non-profit organizations providing social services in Toronto, Canada. The essay is a case study which includes literature studies, field observations and interviews with respondents working in the non-profit sector. The analyses are mainly based on qualitative semi structured interviews with respondents working in non-profit organizations sharing their knowledge about their organization. The selected organizations share a responsibility with the public sector in providing social services and this study try to problemtize this. Some findings this study accompanied to show was that one challenge for the non-profit organizations was to get enough financial resources for the work they aim to do. Financing and to get resources for the organizations core expenses was especially something the organizations struggles with. The organizations also lend on their dependency for voluntary engagement. Distinct for a non-profit organization is that they often have a specific purpose or mission with their organization, even though the mission can be a vague. (Less)
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author
Langöe Eliasson, Mirja LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Non-profit organizations providing social services in Canada- and ways to fulfill their mission
course
SOPA63 20091
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
social services, new institutionalism, social work, mission, non-profit organizations
language
English
id
1429445
date added to LUP
2009-06-30 10:57:35
date last changed
2009-06-30 10:57:35
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  abstract     = {This study aims to highlight conditions for some selected non-profit organizations providing social services in Toronto, Canada. The essay is a case study which includes literature studies, field observations and interviews with respondents working in the non-profit sector. The analyses are mainly based on qualitative semi structured interviews with respondents working in non-profit organizations sharing their knowledge about their organization. The selected organizations share a responsibility with the public sector in providing social services and this study try to problemtize this. Some findings this study accompanied to show was that one challenge for the non-profit organizations was to get enough financial resources for the work they aim to do. Financing and to get resources for the organizations core expenses was especially something the organizations struggles with. The organizations also lend on their dependency for voluntary engagement. Distinct for a non-profit organization is that they often have a specific purpose or mission with their organization, even though the mission can be a vague.},
  author       = {Langöe Eliasson, Mirja},
  keyword      = {social services,new institutionalism,social work,mission,non-profit organizations},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Socialt arbete bedrivet av ideella organisationer i Kanada- och deras sätt för att uppfylla sina uppdrag},
  year         = {2009},
}