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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 210.00
This guide to civil society provides a quick and easy reference to the key people, concepts and organizations of the third sector. It contains approximately 300 up-to-date entries including all terms and concepts associated with civil society, as well as regional information. Key features of the dictionary include: * definitions of concepts and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 70.95
This text is the first to dedicate itself to the nonprofit sector. It provides a comprehensive overview of nonprofit and voluntary organizations, nongovernmental organizations, philanthropic foundations and civil society institutions. Taking an international perspective, it details the background and concepts behind these organizations and examines... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 179.00
Most of the research focuses on organizations and institutions in developed market economies, in particular the United States. But in looking at other areas such as the global South and Central and Eastern Europe, major differences in a number of critical aspects emerge that challenge conventional assumptions and models of philanthropy. This book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
In this new edition of his popular textbook, Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, Management, Policy , Helmut K. Anheier has fully updated, revised and expanded his comprehensive introduction to this field. The text takes on an international and comparative dimensions perspective, detailing the background and concepts behind these organizations and examining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 200.00
The nonprofit sector occupies an ever more central role in economic and social policies, from the redesign of welfare system in the U.S. or UK, to fostering democracy in Central and Eastern Europe. At the same time, non-profit organizations face increased public scrutiny, and calls for more 'efficiency' and greater 'accountability'. Against this background,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 66.95
Philanthropy and endowed foundation are vitally important institutions of modern society, yet in recent years, they've faced new threats such as declining resources and questions of accountability and performance. To address these questions, individual philanthropists and foundation leaders have looked to strategic philanthropy to become more effective... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 17.58
Hauptbeschreibung Das Verhältnis von Wirtschaft, öffentlichem Sektor und gemeinnützigen Institutionen verändert sich rasant. Alle drei Sektoren gesellschaftlichen Handelns können ihre Ziele nur erreichen, wenn sie die Rationalität und Handlungslogik der jeweils anderen Sektoren berücksichtigen. Der vorliegende Band untersucht die Perspektiven, die... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 45.00
The annual Global Civil Society Yearbooks provide an indispensable guide to global civil society or civic participation and action around the world. The Yearbook includes commissioned contributions from leading commentators across the social sciences on the latest issues and developments, explores and presents the latest approaches to measuring and... more...