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  • The Bottom Billionby Paul Collier

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 14.99

    Global poverty, Paul Collier points out, is actually falling quite rapidly for about eighty percent of the world. The real crisis lies in a group of about 50 failing states, the bottom billion, whose problems defy traditional approaches to alleviating poverty. In The Bottom Billion, Collier contends that these fifty failed states pose the central challenge... more...

  • Managing the Non-Profit Organizationby Peter F. Drucker

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.11

    The groundbreaking and premier work on nonprofit organizations. The nonprofit sector is growing rapidly, creating a major need for expert advice on how to manage these organizations effectively. Management legend Peter Drucker provides excellent examples and explanations of mission, leadership, resources, marketing, goals, and much more. Interviews... more...

  • Toxic Charityby Robert D. Lupton

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.71

    Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help?not sabotage?those whom they desire to serve. Lupton, the founder of FCS Urban Ministries (Focused Community Strategies) in Atlanta,... more...

  • Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Aid Recipients 2001/2005by OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Knowledge for Development?by Kenneth King; Simon McGrath

    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...

  • Bürgerbeteiligung - Stiftungen und Bürgerstiftungenby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 1.77

    Hauptbeschreibung Bürgerbeteiligung ist das neue Schlüsselwort im 21. Jahrhundert. Die Menschen wollen frühzeitig und aktiv in die Diskussionsprozesse und Entscheidungen gesellschaftspolitischer Ideen und Projekte eingebunden werden. Diesem Wunsch sollte in einer Demokratie von allen Seiten offen und konstruktiv begegnet werden. Für die Politik sind... more...

  • Bürgerbeteiligung - Politik und Gesellschaftby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2011; US$ 1.77

    Hauptbeschreibung Bürgerbeteiligung ist das neue Schlüsselwort im 21. Jahrhundert. Die Menschen wollen frühzeitig und aktiv in die Diskussionsprozesse und Entscheidungen gesellschaftspolitischer Ideen und Projekte eingebunden werden. Diesem Wunsch sollte in einer Demokratie von allen Seiten offen und konstruktiv begegnet werden. Für die Politik sind... more...

  • Run a Successful Charity: Teach Yourselfby Nick Marr; Claire Gillman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available

    Running a Charity: Teach Yourself is the complete practical guide for anyone who is involved with setting up or running a charity. So whether you are a worker or colunteer in the third sector, a charity trustee, or are considering starting a charity yourself, this book will tell you everything you need to know, right from the beginning. It includes... more...

  • Doing Good Betterby William MacAskill

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95

    ?Will MacAskill is one of the rising stars of moral philosophy.  I've learned a great deal from his writing and from listening to him speak. His achievements through Giving What We Can, 80,000 Hours, and the Centre for Effective Altruism are astonishing for someone of his age. His ideas are insightful and important, and his writing is clear, accessible... more...

  • Do the KIND Thingby Daniel Lubetzky

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00

    Advance praise for Do the KIND Thing   ?An enjoyable read . . . wise advice about matters from product development to people management.? ? Financial Times ? Do the KIND Thing isn?t just a behind-the-scenes tour of one company?s staggering growth. It?s the story of one entrepreneur?s belief that success can be built on a foundation of empathy... more...