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  • My Philanthropyby George Soros

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 2.99

    George Soros created his foundation the Open Society Institute based on his commitment to democracy, justice, and human rights. It has given away more than $7 billion in over seventy countries. more...

  • Social Entrepreneurshipby David Bornstein; Susan Davis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 10.99

    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...

  • Doing Good Betterby William MacAskill

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95

    Most of us want to make a difference. We donate our time and money to charities and causes we deem worthy, choose careers we consider meaningful, and patronize businesses and buy products we believe make the world a better place. Unfortunately, we often base these decisions on assumptions and emotions rather than facts. As a result, even our best intentions... 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$ 1.90

    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$ 1.90

    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...

  • Beyond Fair Tradeby Mark Pendergrast

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    In 2006, prominent businessman John Darch met with a man named Wicha Promyong. That meeting led to the establishment of an equal partnership business venturea partnership that goes beyond fair trade and shows that capitalism can have a human side. Today the Doi Chaang Coffee Company?s coffee can be found across the world. Mark Pendergrast takes the... more...

  • I Want to Make a Differenceby Tim Drake

    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...