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  • Megacitiesby Kees Koonings; Dirk Kruijt

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 35.95

    Featuring case studies from across the globe, including Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, Megacities examines recent worldwide trends in poverty and social exclusion, urban violence and politics, and links these to the challenges faced by policy-makers and practitioners. more...

  • Strukturelle Zwänge ? Persönliche Freiheitenby Hendrik Fenz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The present volume produced in honour of the turcologist Petra Kappert (Hamburg) concentrates on the subject of social upheavals. The papers range widely, historically from the beginnings of the Ottoman Empire up to the present day, geographically from Persia to the Caucasus and from there to Berlin today, and thematically the volume offers... 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...

  • 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...

  • Revolution in the Mailboxby Mal Warwick

    Wiley 2003; US$ 50.00

    ?A primer of modern direct mail. It sits on my desk as an essential reference. It should sit on yours, too.??Steve Thomas, chairman, Stephen Thomas ?Mal Warwick is one of the grand masters of the direct mail field. Few can match his marketing expertise or passion for the causes he takes on?both potent ingredients for a successful program.??Howard... more...

  • Perspektiven einer neuen Engagementkulturby Fred Karl; Kirsten Aner; Franz Bettmer; Elke Olbermann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Wenn ältere Menschen weitgehend selbstbestimmt neue Engagementfelder erschließen und strukturieren wollen, zielen sie auf eine neuartige bürgerschaftliche Praxis. Die Engagierten und ihre potenziellen Kooperationspartner in Kommunen, Sozialen Diensten und Einrichtungen gehen diese Aufgabe mit sehr unterschiedlichen Motiven, Zielen und Arbeitsvoraussetzungen... more...