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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95
An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad?a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe, and showcased... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
The aims of and motives for development cooperation have changed significantly in recent times. Besides pursuing short- and longer-term objectives in their own economic, foreign policy and other interests, donors usually have a recognisable and genuine interest in assisting countries in their processes of development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95
The voluntary nonprofit sector is now involved in all aspects of people's lives. The management of such organizations has never been of more interest than it is now, and the sector as a whole is in a period of great change. Well-meaning amateurs are being replaced by highly committed and professional leaders, and one in every six employees in the... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available
This book is written to assist those planning a fund-raising event, especially for those new to fund-raising, to share hints and ideas to help lead them around some of the pitfalls. Although tackling a fundraising event seems a daunting task to many, Molly Russell's light hearted approach shows that with careful planning, a little hard work and a... 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...