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Participation in different types of volunteering at young, middle and older adulthood

Gray, Edith; Khoo, Siew-Ean; Reimondos, Anna


Around 35 % of Australian adults volunteer. It has been found that participation in volunteering varies with life course stage: people tend to participate less in early adulthood, which has been referred to as a 'demographically dense' period, and more in middle adulthood, which has been characterized as a more stable period of life. This paper extends this research to investigate the types of organizations for which people volunteer at different life course stages. This paper uses data from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Population Research
DOI: 10.1007/s12546-012-9092-7


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