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  • 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...

  • The Philanthropy Readerby Michael Moody; Beth Breeze

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    Philanthropy is both timeless and timely. Ancient Romans, Medieval aristocrats, and Victorian industrialists engaged in philanthropy, as do modern-day Chinese billionaires, South African activists, and Brazilian nuns. Today, philanthropic practice is evolving faster than ever before, with donors giving their time, talents, and social capital in creative... more...

  • Knitting for Good!by Betsy Greer

    Shambhala 2008; US$ 9.99

    Every time we knit, we have the opportunity to create positive change in ourselves, our community, and in the world. That?s Betsy Greer?s fervent belief, and in this book she shows us how. Betsy explores the ways we can use knitting to slow down in a fast-paced culture, while using the craft to benefit charities in our communities, to advocate for... more...

  • Youth-led Developmentby David Woolcombe; Kofi Annan

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    David Woolcombe, founder of Peace Child, explains why youth is such a promising field for overseas development assistance. Many young people are happy to work as volunteers and take their wages in experiential learning rather than hard cash, making Youth-Led Development (YLD) extremely cost-effective. But even if it were more expensive, YLD is worth... more...

  • Fighting Cancer With More Than Medicineby Paul N Rossi

    The History Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Humanitarian Negotiations Revealedby Claire Magone; Michael Neuman; Fabrice Weissman

    Hurst 2012; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Published to coincide with the 40th Anniversary of Médecin Sans Frontèires (MSF), this book reveals the realpolitik behind NGO work. 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...

  • 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...