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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99
In the wake of recent scandals concerning charities such as Kids Company and BeatBullying, as well as the wave of suspicion they have generated about the third sector as a whole, celebrated restaurateur Iqbal Wahhab offers a scathing critique of the cosiness between government and charity, and proposes that the solution lies in business. Indeed,... more...
- Weaver Press 2016; US$ 22.00
Claiming Agency. Reflecting on TrustAfrica?s First Decade takes an in-depth look at an African-led foundation that set out to do things differently. Founded in 2006, when solutions to Africa?s challenges were often developed outside its borders, TrustAfrica sought to practice a kind of philanthropy that both benefits Africans and actively supports... more...
- Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 8.99
Damien Brown thinks he's ready when he arrives for his first posting with Medecins Sans Frontieres in Africa. But the town he's sent to is an isolated outpost of mud huts, surrounded by landmines; the hospital, for which he's to be the only doctor, is filled with malnourished children and conditions he's never seen; and the health workers - Angolan... more...
- Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99
"It is a delight to seen an anthology on nonprofit history done so well."?Barry Karl, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University "This is a volume that everyone concerned about nonprofits?scholar, practitioner, and citizen?will find useful and illuminating."?Peter Dobkin Hall, Program on Non-Profit Organizations Yale Divinity School... more...