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Third Sector and Community Development

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Kod przedmiotu: WSE-SO-TSaCD Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (1049) Transport services, not elsewhere classified
Nazwa przedmiotu: Third Sector and Community Development
Jednostka: Wydział Społeczno-Ekonomiczny
Grupy: Grupa przedmiotów - oferta Erasmus
Strona przedmiotu: https://usosweb.uksw.edu.pl/kontroler.php?_action=katalog2/przedmioty/edytujPrzedmiot&prz_kod=WSE-SO-TSaCD
Punkty ECTS i inne: 6.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Poziom przedmiotu:


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Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

This is two-fold goal-oriented course, focused on studying jointly

(i) the third sector (TS) organizations and

(ii) the local community development (CD) process

and their interdependencies, i.e.

TS in the context of CD,


 CD development and well-being, as an effect (to some extent) of functioning of the the TS organizations (at the local level)

 evaluation perspective

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)


Basic concepts: Third Sector - definitions and relations with other sectors, and concepts :

TS–NPO–NGOs –Independent Sector -Civil Society – social economy.

TS as an object of research : an interdisciplinary & comparative perspective – Europe and USA.

Community Development (CD)- the concept of community intersector dynamics

The possible roles of TS in CD – social innovation and well-being

Community Development (CD)

conceptS of community

- a holistic model of local community

- community-based development

- local capital generating strategies

- local risk-reducing strategies

-measuring community development - dual approach /objective-subjective

economic and social indicators

-community cohesion and well-being

Definitional problems (Hillery 1995: 94 definitions of ‘thing’ called community)

„A community is a group of people connected by the physical or virtual locations in which they dwell or congregate, organizations they form, and cultural values and symbols they share”

Communities are affected (and defined) by forces that affect their members and their space.

 maxi-min (Weberian ideal-type) way of dedfining: extension vs. Intention of a concept.

Origin and development of TS in Europe and USA:

The Third Sector in the classical traditions of social, political and economic theories.

Historical trends and contemporary directions of influences on local communities, societies and economies: giving - altruism– and reciprocity – philantropy

The role of TS in contemporary public policies – CD, ‘tertiarization’, ‘hybridization of social services, etc.

The Third Sector’s Role in Community Development: research methodology

different approaches and their implications for local/national and international/global scale:

(i) socio-economic, statistical/descriptive and classification-focused;

(ii) analytical, evaluation and practice –focused (including management, capacity building, leadership, etc.)

Research on civic participation and civic engagement - volunteerism and civicness in a comparative context .

Evaluation of TS effects and performance of TSOs at different contexts and problems/programs :

- types of evaluation strategies and analyzes of TSOs’ influence in the CD process

-- focus on TSOs’ contribution to (community) well-being – individual/subjective and social W-B

Measurement issues - in a comparative (international) context.

Sources for TSOs’ pro-community development activities and their performance and effectiveness

social needs current and future

organizational and managerial forms of different types of TSOs – focus on their role in the context of CD and community well-being

voluntary activity and civic engagement.

A spatial / ecological perspective on the TS&CD research.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)


Anheier, Helmut K., 2005. „ Nonprofit Organizations: An Introduction”, Routledge.

Boris, Elizabeth T., Steuerle, C. E. 2006. „Nonprofits and Government. Collaboration and Conflict”. The Urban Institute Press, Washington, D.C.

Defourny, J., Pestoff, V., (Eds.) 2008. „Images and Concepts Ofthe Third Sector In Europe”, EMAS WP 08/02

Cnaan, R. A., Milofsky, C., (eds) 2008. „Handbook of Community Movements and Local Organizations”, Springer.

Flynn, P., Hodgkinson, V. A., 2001. „Measuring The Impacts of the Nonprofit Sector”. Kluwer Academic, New York.

Evers, A., Laville, Jean-Louis 2004 „The Third Sector in Europe. Globalization and Welfare”. Edward Elgar Publishing.

OECD, 2003 „The Nonprofit Sector in a Changing Economy”. Paris.

Osborne, Stephen, P. (ed) 2008 „The Third Sector in Europe. Prospects and Challenges”. Routledge, London and New York.Powell, Walter W., and Steinberg, R., „The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook”. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Ronbinson , J. W., Green G.P., (2011) „Introduction to Community Development” SAGE, Los Angeles.

Jon Van Til, 2000 (2008) ”Growing Civil Society. From Nonprofit Sector to Third Space”, Indiana University Press, Bloomington.


Clarke, G., Jennings M., (eds), 2008, „Development, Civil Society and Faith-Based Organizations. Bridging the Sacred and the Secular.” Palgrave,New York.

McNabb, D., 2008, „Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Sector. Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches.” ch. 5: Research in Nonprofit Organizations, (59-68). MESharp Inc., New York.

Fergusson, D., 2005, „Church, State and Civil Society” : Cambridge Univ. Press.

Friedman, L., McGarvie, M. D., 2003 „Charity, Philantropy, and Civility in American History”. Cambridge University Press, USA.

Johnson, T. G., Otto, M. D., Deller, S. C., 201006. „Community Policy Analysis Modeling” Blackwell Publ., USA.

Okrasa, W., Lapins, J., Vremis, M., 2006. „Measuring Community Deprivation for Geographic Targeting of Public Resources” , Statistics in Transition, Journal of Polish Statistical Association, Vol. 7, Nr. 5, June 2006.

Okrasa, W., Witek, B., 2013. „The Influence of Inter-Sector Relationships on Public Resource Allocation: Does the Level of Community Deprivation Count? An evaluation approach”, Instytut Spraw Publicznych UJ.

Pavlish, C. P., Pharris, M. D., 2012. „Community-Based Collaborative Action Research”, Jone & Barlett Sudbary, MA.

Salamon, Lester M. (ed) 2002 „The State of Nonprofit America”. Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC.

Salamon, Lester M., S. Wojciech Sokolowski, „Beyond Nonprofits: Re-conceptualizing the Third Sector.” Voluntas (2016) 27:1515–1545

Efekty kształcenia i opis ECTS: (tylko po angielsku)


A student who completes this class should be able to:

Characterize the TS in relation to other sectors, in general and especially in the local context.

Explain the role played by nonprofit organizations, in a society and in the community.

Describe what is meant by community development (CD), along with variety of forms and roles played by the TS organizations in CD.

Analyze some TS- and CD- and TS&CD- related policy issues focusing on tose for which the TS organizations seem to be best suitable.

Incorporate problem of CD into the functioning of nonprofit organizations / civic engamement (at the local level).

Explain the CD as the social process – with TS as its key (local) ‘actor’/agent, including possible multi-stakeholder arrangements.

Describe some of the fundamentals of multidisciplinary policy-oriented studies for CD planning purposes (decision-making), with participation of TS.

Demonstrate the ability to solve CD-related problem(s) and to evaluate the role and contribution of the TS organizations (in an empirical context).

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)


Assignment Due date Percent of final grade

Take-home paper TBA 70 percent

Participation (no more than 3 absences) 30 percent

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/21" (zakończony)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-01-31
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Typ zajęć: Wykład monograficzny, 30 godzin, 20 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Włodzimierz Okrasa
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Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzaminacyjny
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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2021/22" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2021-10-01 - 2022-01-31
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Typ zajęć: Wykład monograficzny, 30 godzin, 20 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Włodzimierz Okrasa
Prowadzący grup: Włodzimierz Okrasa
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzaminacyjny
Wykład monograficzny - Egzaminacyjny

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