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  • Managing Transitionsby Alison Petch

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Drawing on the best available research evidence, 'Managing transitions' highlights issues common to all experiencing transition as well as the dilemmas specific to particular situations. It addresses significant transitions relevant to policy and practice, covering key transition points in social care from childhood to old age. more...

  • Popular Organization and Democracy in Rio De Janeiroby Robert Gay

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 35.95

    "Robert Gay's study is well done. It provides a detailed look at two different forms of popular political organization in Brazil and how they relate to the state, local people, parties, and politicians.... Gay allows the reader to catch a glimpse of the enormous varieties of ways in which popular organizations relate politics to contemporary Brazil.... more...

  • Begging for Changeby Robert Egger

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 19.99

    You are a good person. You are one of the 84 million Americans who volunteer with a charity. You are part of a national donor pool that contributes nearly $200 billion to good causes every year. But you wonder: Why don't your efforts seem to make a difference? Fifteen years ago, Robert Egger asked himself this same question as he reluctantly climbed... more...

  • Helping Skills for Human Service Workersby Kenneth France; Kim Weikel; Michelle Kish

    Charles C Thomas 2006; US$ 55.95

    If building relationships and encouraging productive change are enterprises you wish to learn, this book is for you. In this new edition, previously titled SUPPORTIVE INTERVIEWING IN HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, all of the material has been updated with regard to supporting research. The basic system that is presented is simple and straightforward,... more...

  • The Essence of Strategic Givingby Peter Frumkin

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 15.00

    In the face of global financial problems and stressed government budgets, the ability of private philanthropy to step in and help solve public problems?and support vital private institutions as well?has perhaps never been more important. But how can donors be sure their contributions will be effective? And how can fundraisers make their case for support... more...

  • The End of Fundraisingby Jason Saul

    Wiley 2011; US$ 37.95

    Why does it cost nonprofits on average $20 to raise $100, while itcosts companies only $4? Simply put: Nonprofits have no leverage. No one has to make adonation. And since most donors have no direct stake in theorganizations they support, they make donations out of the goodnessof their hearts. If donors feel like writing a check, they will. Ifthey... more...

  • NCB Versie 3 ? Nederlandse Competence Baselineby Ine Groen-Waterreus; Paul Hesselman

    Van Haren Publishing 2007; US$ 45.00

    De Nederlandse Competentie Baseline (NCB) bevat de belangrijkste onderwerpen en aspecten van projectmanagement. Daarnaast schetst de NCB de hoofdlijnen van het certificeringproces van projectmanagers in Nederland. Het boek beschrijft 46 competentie-elementen, aangevuld met de hoofdrelaties ertussen. Deze zijn gebundeld in drie competentiegebieden:... more...

  • The Myth of Neighbourhood Mutual Helpby Cecilia L.W. Chan

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1993; US$ 40.00

    This book describes the traditional Chinese neighbourhood structures at different historical periods and discovered that the neighourhood structures were tightly knitted more for the purpose of control than for welfare protection of the people. The transformation into the socialist system has revitalized the neighbourhood network since 1949. more...

  • Ragged Londonby Michael FitzGerald

    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...

  • The Minds of Marginalized Black Men: Making Sense of Mobility, Opportunity, and Future Life Chancesby Jr. Alford A. Young

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    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...