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- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 36.95
Sex workers, street hawkers, drug sellers, cleaners—they are people living on the margins of urban life who are ubiquitous but widely misunderstood and notably absent from mainstream economic analyses. In Livelihood on the Margins, anthropologists and practitioners engaged in hands-on development work use fine-grained ethnographic research to... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 96.00
The analysis of urban poverty has traditionally been dominated by economic approaches, often neglecting the social questions arising from poverty. This book seeks to redress the balance and is based on both quantitative and qualitative data collected from different slums in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Shahadat Hossain shows that the slum communities experience... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 42.00
This updated edition of Mal Warwick's landmark book Revolution in the Mailbox has been thoroughly revised to provide your nonprofit organization with the most current and comprehensive survey of direct mail fundraising available anywhere. If you follow Warwick’s practical, down-to-earth advice, direct mail will help your organization grow,... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 21.86
Ragged London describes life in the rookeries of London, where forty people would live together in one room. Although life was a constant struggle against famine, disease and violence, the people enjoyed a closeness that was moer than the result of overcrowding. Their lives were lived entirely within the 'mean streets' of their little corner of London.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 37.50
While we hear much about the "culture of poverty" that keeps poor black men poor, we know little about how such men understand their social position and relationship to the American dream. Moving beyond stereotypes, this book examines how twenty-six poverty-stricken African American men from Chicago view their prospects for getting ahead. It documents... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 49.95
Step-by-step guidance to key fundraising methods to attract, engage, and retain donors of all ages Fundraising and the Next Generation brings readers up to date on cases, research, opportunities, and challenges regarding philanthropy's next generation. Readers will learn practical strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of Gen... more...
- Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 74.99
By making explicit linkages both to social work practice and to the history of management thought, covering the rapidly expanding field of nonprofit studies, and incorporating management approaches from Henri Fayol's principles to Total Quality Managem more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 49.99
A comprehensive, A-to-Z set of task planners for more than one hundred psychosocial problems from alcoholism and anxiety to domestic violence and sexual abuse. Each entry includes a menu of actions the client can undertake to affect resolution, a guide to the practitioner's role in facilitating these actions, and a reference list. An accompanying... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95
Gemeinnützige Organisationen nehmen immer häufiger Fundraiser ins Boot, um Mittel zu beschaffen. "Fundraising, Sponsoring und Spenden für Dummies" führt Sie in das Fundraising ein und begleitet Sie bei der Vorbereitung, Erstellung, Umsetzung und Bewertung eines Fundraising-Systems. Wie entwickeln Sie als Fundraiser einen Fundraising-Plan?... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.99
This book documents seven examples of Early Warning Systems for hydrometeorological and other hazards that have proven effective in reducing losses due to these hazards. The cases studied encompass a variety of climatic regimes and stages of economic development, raging across the industrialized countries of Germany, France, Japan and the United States,... more...