UDC 364.4

SOCIAL VOLUNTEERING: GENERAL APPROACHES AND THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM

Popova Elena Yurievna
Kemerovo State University
senior lecturer

Abstract
The article is devoted to the definition of "volunteering". A brief history of its development in world practice and in Russia is considered, the focus is on the transition from the original understanding of this term in a military context to a better understanding of its social significance. The definition of social volunteering is done, the areas covered by this activity are represented.

Keywords: altruism, motives, social volunteering, values, volunteering, volunteerism, volunteers, vulnerable populations


Category: Sociology

Article reference:
Social volunteering: general approaches and the definition of the term // Humanities scientific researches. 2016. № 6 [Electronic journal]. URL: http://human.snauka.ru/en/2016/06/15860

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