The structure of the report is as follows: Section One reviews the research and literature on service in the five countries and the conceptual framework informing the study; Section Two outlines the history of the development of civic service regionally and the contemporary economic, political and human development situation in the region; Section Three sets out the methodology and the findings of the study; the conclusions and recommendations, including the issues in relation to state–civil society relations and their implications for service policies and strategies, are contained in Section Four.
Project: North American Community Service (NACS)
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