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  • The Askby Laura Fredricks

    Wiley 2017; US$ 40.00 US$ 36.00

    Asking is more than a skill—it's a lifestyle The Ask is your personal manual for building the best, most fulfilling personal and professional life possible. Crafting the perfect ask can fund your new business, support your favorite charity, and get more quality time with your significant other—but it can do so much more than that.... more...

  • Doing Public Good?by R. Pablo Guerrero O.

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the contributions of non-public organizations, such as foundations, philanthropies, charities, non-governmental organizations, private businesses, and entrepreneurs to public goods and services. Too often the impact of the contributions of such private actors are overlooked. However, they are playing an increasing role in meeting... more...

  • American Generosityby Patricia Snell Herzog; Heather E. Price

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • Golden Donorsby Waldemar A. Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The world of the golden donors - the rich and influential philanthropic foundations - is quite likely the least known and yet most pervasive of all the invisible money and power networks in America. Nielsen explores the 36 largest of the 22,000 currently active foundations. He takes the reader inside each of the giants to analyze its people, policies,... more...

  • Ford Foundationby Dwight Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Thirty years since it was first published, Macdonald's masterful book on the Ford Foundation remains the only book-length account of this institution that has been published. Despite the calls for a book carrying on the story from 1956 on the part of Richard Magat and McGeorge Bundy, that book has yet to be written. In his stimulating introduction... more...

  • Knowledge for Development?by Kenneth King; Simon McGrath

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    In 1996, the World Bank President, James Wolfensohn, declared that his organization would henceforth be more...

  • The Trouble with Aidby Jonathan Glennie

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 23.95

    Africa is poor. If we send it money it will be less poor. It seems perfectly logical, doesn't it? Millions of people in the rich world, moved by images on television and appalled by the miserable conditions endured by so many in other countries, have joined campaigns to persuade their governments to double aid to Africa and help put an end to such... more...

  • Paul and Meby A E Hotchner

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    Bestselling author A. E. Hotchner's intimate account of his 53-year friendship with his pal Paul Newman. A. E. Hotchner first met Paul Newman in 1955 when the virtually unknown actor assumed the lead role in Hotchner’s first television play, based on an Ernest Hemingway story. The project elevated both men from relative obscurity to recognition... more...

  • Committing to Resultsby Martha Ainsworth

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 24.99

    This evaluation assesses the development effectiveness of the World Bank's country-level HIV/AIDS assistance defined as policy dialogue, analytic work, and lending with the explicit objective of reducing the scope or impact of the AIDS epidemic. The evaluation identifies findings from this experience and makes recommendations to improve the relevance,... more...