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By Danny Burns, Colin C. Williams, Jan Windebank (auth.)

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There are 1650 local groups who are members of the national society. So a key question for us in this sphere is how to halt the decline. There are important policy implications for local government and wider planning regimes here. Another important example of local mutual aid is micro credit. We discuss this in detail later in this book. In the following excerpt Putnam illustrates its international significance: immigrant networks also provide financing to entrepreneurs whether in the form of gifts from family members or loans from rotating credit associations (a rotating credit association is a group, often ethnically based in which members make regular 38 Community Self-Help contributions to a common fund, which is then made available in whole or in part to each contributor in rotation.

The only area in which the police appear to have a high success rate is for murder (90 per cent). Furthermore, these figures only relate to recorded crime. Data from the British Crime Survey has consistently shown that less than 50 per cent of all crimes are reported to the police (it has rarely got above the mid-40s). So a clear-up rate of Arguments for Self-Help and Mutual Aid 27 24 per cent might in rough terms equate to a clear-up rate of less than 12 per cent of all crimes. Where people are taken out of society (either because they are particularly vulnerable or because they have committed offences) the state is equally ineffective.

Community-based initiatives can play an important role but rely on local initiative and volunteer help. Church groups feature particularly strongly in this role in some communities. The most important source of access to transport, however, is often through friends and neighbours who own a car. Although not formally declared (for fear of attracting the attention of the taxation authorities or insurers), there are many instances of informal sharing arrangements involving the exchange of money or gifts in kind.

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