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- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 16.00
"The freshest, deepest, most optimistic account of human nature I've come across in years." -Bill McKibben The most startling thing about disasters, according to award-winning author Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearning for community,... 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...
- 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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 9.99
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
A comprehensive analysis of how European development policy was shaped, this book explores the role of former colonial officials in shaping the policy agenda and explores this example of 'recycled empire.' Dimier argues that this post-colonial agenda only changed as a result of pressure from the OECD and World Bank in the 1980s and 1990s. more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 18.99
In 2004, Darfur, Sudan was described as the "world's greatest humanitarian crisis." Twenty years previously, Darfur was also the site of a disastrous famine. Famine that Kills is a seminal account of that famine, and a social history of the region. In a new preface prepared for this revised edition, Alex de Waal analyzes the roots of... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
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...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 14.42
One of the most enduring images of the Ethiopian famine that shocked the world in 1984 was that of the young International Red Cross nurse who, surrounded by thousands of starving people and with limited supplies, had the terrible task of choosing which children to feed, knowing that those she turned away might not last the night. That nurse was... more...