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  • The Doc and the Duchessby Alexander W. Clowes; John Lechleiter

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    George Henry Alexander Clowes was a pivotal figure in the development of the insulin program at the Eli Lilly Company. Through his leadership, scientists and clinicians at Lilly and the University of Toronto created a unique, international team to develop and purify insulin and take the production of this life-saving agent to an industrial scale.... more...

  • Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Givingby Lilya Wagner

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 60.00

    Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Giving is a concise, accessible, and research-backed resource that explains the traditions of philanthropy?an invaluable tool given the proliferation of global nongovernmental organizations that affect every aspect of society in every country. Author Lilya Wagner has worked across the globe as... more...

  • American Generosityby Patricia Snell Herzog; Heather E. Price

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    This accessibly written book, unique in its breadth, presents a comprehensive approach to answering the what, how much, who, where, and why of giving. The authors consider multiple forms of generosity, but focus especially on three main forms: donating money, volunteering time, and taking political action. more...

  • Unequal Partnershipsby Ira Silver

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Through an examination of the Chicago Initiative, Silver analyzes how elite philanthropists exercise social control over community organizations that do work in poor neighborhoods. more...

  • Age of Iconsby Gavin Fridell; Martijn Konings

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 28.95

    This volume assesses the growing role of popular icons in the construction of a culture that appears to incorporate a critical attitude towards the capitalist experience while, in fact, legitimizing the neoliberal character of the modern world. more...

  • Doing Good in the Worldby David Forward

    Rotary International 2016; US$ 9.99

    18 June 1917. As World War I rages, members of the 12-year-old Rotary gather for their annual convention. Rotary President Arch Klumph makes a suggestion of lasting impact: "We should accept endowments for the purpose of doing good in the world." A century later, The Rotary Foundation supports humanitarian projects undertaken by Rotary members... more...

  • The third sector delivering public servicesby James Rees; David Mullins

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This edited collection explores areas such as social enterprise, capacity building, volunteering and social value, and charts the historical development of the statethird sector relationship, reviewing the major debates and controversies accompanying recent shifts in that relationship. more...

  • Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Planby John M. Bryson; Farnum K. Alston

    Wiley 2010; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67

    Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan is the best-selling companion to John Bryson's landmark book, Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations . This new edition of the workbook is completely revised and updated and can be used as a stand-alone resource or as a companion to Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations... more...

  • Givingby Bill Clinton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95

    Here, from Bill Clinton, is a call to action. Giving is an inspiring look at how each of us can change the world. First, it reveals the extraordinary and innovative efforts now being made by companies and organizations?and by individuals?to solve problems and save lives both ?down the street and around the world.? Then it urges us to seek out what... more...

  • The Trouble with Aidby Jonathan Glennie

    Zed Books 2008; US$ 23.95

    In this book, Jonathan Glennie argues that, along with its many benefits, government aid to Africa has often meant more poverty, more hungry people, worse basic services and damage to already precarious democratic institutions. more...