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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
Afghanistan has become home to one of the largest gender-focused aid interventions in the aftermath of 9/11, with foreign aid agencies using Afghan women as a barometer of social change and political progress. Through the lens of gendered aid intervention, this book seeks to understand how the promise of freedom has largely fallen short--for both men... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.99
For philanthropists of the past, charity was often a matter of simply giving money away. For the philanthrocapitalists-the new generation of billionaires who are reshaping the way they give-it's like business. Largely trained in the corporate world, these "social investors" are using big-business-style strategies and expecting results and accountability... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
In this study of voluntary charities in eighteenth-century London, Donna Andrew reconsiders the adequacy of humanitarianism as an explanation for the wave of charitable theorizing and experimentation that characterized this period. Focusing on London, the most visible area of both destitution and social experimentation, this book examines the political... more...
- PublicAffairs 2014;
The age of international philanthropy is upon us. Today, many of America?s most prominent foundations support institutions or programs abroad, but few have been active on the global stage for as long as Carnegie Corporation of New York. A World of Giving provides a thorough, objective examination of the international activities of Carnegie Corporation,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 28.99
The second edition of The Sociology of Katrina again brings together the nation's top sociological researchers in an effort to catalogue and deepen our understanding of the modern catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina. The new edition has been updated and revised throughout, including data about recovery efforts and conditions, and discussions of... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95
An updated edition of a groundbreaking book on best practices for nonprofits What makes great nonprofits great? In the original book, authors Crutchfield and McLeod Grant employed a rigorous research methodology derived from for-profit books like Built to Last . They studied 12 nonprofits that have achieved extraordinary levels of impact—from... more...
- i5 Publishing 2011; US$ 29.95
Dog Heroes of September 11th -- A Tribute to America?s Search and Rescue Dogs, now in its Tenth Anniversary second edition, is the first and only major publication to salute the canines that served our nation in the recovery missions following the terrorists? strikes on America. In his foreword to this edition, former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 36.46
Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the UK's best-loved and largest charities. It is most widely known for its Macmillan nurses, who give care and support to people living with cancer and their families. But it does so much more, providing a wide range of medical help, but also practical, emotional and financial support to people whose lives have been... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 26.99
First-hand, human stories of hope, resilience, determination, and family: a call to see the world's children as our own, by the President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) In I Believe in ZERO , President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Caryl M. Stern draws on her travels around the world, offering memorable... more...