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  • Introduction to Emergency Managementby George Haddow; Jane Bullock; Damon P. Coppola

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 58.95

    Introduction to Emergency Management , Fifth Edition, offers a fully up-to-date analysis of US emergency management principles. In addition to expanding coverage of risk management in a time of climate change and terrorism, Haddow, Bullock, and Coppola discuss the impact of new emergency management technologies, social media, and an increasing... more...

  • Famine in North Koreaby Stephan Haggard; Marcus Noland; Amartya Sen

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    In the mid-1990s, as many as one million North Koreans died in one of the worst famines of the twentieth century. Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland present the most comprehensive and penetrating account of the famine to date, examining not only the origins and aftermath of the crisis but also the regime's response to outside aid and the effect of... more...

  • Start Something That Mattersby Blake Mycoskie

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    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...

  • Social Entrepreneurshipby David Bornstein; Susan Davis

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    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 on social... 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...

  • Reinventing Philanthrophyby Eric Friedman

    Potomac Books 2013; US$ 27.50

    Several years ago, Eric Friedman decided to donate a substantial percentage of his income to charity. As many people do when making a big decision, he researched the best path he should take to accomplish his goal. After speaking with foundations, consultants, and nonprofit staff members, he found that few could adequately respond to his basic questions:... more...

  • More Than Housesby Millard Fuller

    Thomas Nelson 1999; US$ 14.99

    True stories of people who didn't have hope?until they had a home. Stories of children who gained identity and confidence for their future. Of families made stronger and healthier and prison inmates who are now giving back to their communities. Of entire communities bonding together around an ethic of hard work and mutual respect. 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...

  • The State of Giving Research in Europeby Pamala Wiepking

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    An overview of current philanthropic research in Europe with much-anticipated insights into the study of philanthropy. more...