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- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00
The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good . ?A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.?? The Wall Street Journal Why this book is for you: ? You?re ready to make a difference in the world?through your own start-up... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95
A blueprint for a national leadership movement to transform the way the public thinks about giving Virtually everything our society has been taught about charity is backwards. We deny the social sector the ability to grow because of our short-sighted demand that it send every short-term dollar into direct services. Yet if the sector cannot grow,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 16.00
"The freshest, deepest, most optimistic account of human nature I've come across in years." -Bill McKibben The most startling thing about disasters, according to award-winning author Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearning for community,... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; Not Available
Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouse is an inspirational memoir by Suraya Sadeed, an Afghan woman from a wealthy family who became an exile in America after the Russians invaded. She made a happy and successful life for herself in Virginia with her husband and child. Then in the wake of her husband?s sudden death she decided to return to Afghanistan... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99
In development circles, there is now widespread consensus that social entrepreneurs represent a far better mechanism to respond to needs than we have ever had before--a decentralized and emergent force that remains our best hope for solutions that can keep pace with our problems and create a more peaceful world. David Bornstein's previous book... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 126.00
This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries. The data show each country's intake of Official Development Assistance and well as other official and private funds from members of the Development Assistance Committee of the OECD, multilateral agencies... more...
- Zed Books 2004; US$ 34.95
In 1996, the World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, declared that his organization would henceforth be the knowledge bank. A new discourse of knowledge-based aid has since spread rapidly across the development field. This book is the first detailed attempt to analyse this new discourse and practice. Through an examination of four agencies... more...
- Cyan Books 2006; US$ 17.95
The desire to ?make a difference? in our lives is stronger than ever ? this book provides inspiration and advice on how to achieve this. Disasters and poverty abroad, war and death, corruption and scandal ? people today are moved to contribute and make a difference to the world. A modern-day self-help book, that captures exactly what people are feeling... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 18.99
In 2004, Darfur, Sudan was described as the "world's greatest humanitarian crisis." Twenty years previously, Darfur was also the site of a disastrous famine. Famine that Kills is a seminal account of that famine, and a social history of the region. In a new preface prepared for this revised edition, Alex de Waal analyzes the roots of... more...