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  • Andrew Carnegieby James Mackay

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 31.98

    Andrew Carnegie (1835?1922) was a mass of contradictions: a radical Chartist who became a rabid capitalist, an idealist who was also a profound cynic, a committed pacifist who also played a crucial role in the opening part of the American Civil War, and a ladies? man who had to wait until his fifties (after his domineering mother died) before forming... more...

  • Charity and Philanthropy For Dummiesby Karl T. Muth; Michael T. S. Lindenmayer; John Kluge

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.59

    Karl T. Muth has donated more than 100 per cent of his salaried income each year for the past decade and is an expert on the financial and legal aspects of philanthropy. Michael T.S. Lindenmayer founded Eirene; a social venture that focuses on solving issues that impact at least 1 billion people. John Kluge is Co-Founder of Toilet Hackers; a... more...

  • The Politics Of Humanityby John Holmes

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 14.57

    John Holmes worked in the Foreign Office for 34 years, finishing as Ambassador in Paris, before taking up the role of UN USG for Humanitarian Affairs in 2007. more...

  • The Most Good You Can Doby Peter Singer

    The Text Publishing Company 2015; US$ 32.99

    Peter Singer, often described as the world's most influential living philosopher, presents a challenging new movement in the search for an ethical life, one that has emerged from his own work on some of the world's most pressing problems. Effective altruism involves doing the most good possible. It requires a rigorously unsentimental view of charitable... more...

  • Gender, Heterosexuality, and Youth Violenceby James W. Messerschmidt

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 24.99

    Most research on youth and crime emphasize the categorical differences among various violent crimes. In his unsparing yet sympathetic analysis, James Messerschmidt lays out a continuum of youth violence that embraces everything from schoolyard bullying to sexual assault. By focusing on commonalities, while remaining sensitive to important differences,... more...

  • Intelligent Givingby Jonathan P. Caulkins; Jay Cole; Melissa Hardoby; Donna Keyser

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Provides an intellectual framework for guiding prospective major donors in giving more effectively to higher education.Although most major gifts are profoundly motivated by charitable intentions, the noble impulse to give to higher education can quickly generate complicated choices. Which school? Which program? Under what terms or conditions? Even... more...

  • First World, Third Worldby William Ryrie

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 70.00

    This new updated and extended edition of First World, Third World examines the failures of aid to eliminate poverty. The world development effort can claim only limited success, and in some parts of the world, especially Africa, failure must be recognised. William Ryrie, while starting from a position of sympathy with the aims of the aid effort,... more...

  • 365 Ways To Change the Worldby Michael Norton

    Atria Books 2007; US$ 15.00

    You want to make a difference in the world, but don't know where to begin. Now you can. Here is just the guide to lots of exciting ways that are more personal and fun than merely writing a check. For every day of the year, 365 Ways to Change the World is packed with information and ideas that don't take a lot of special skills to put into action,... more...

  • Foreign Aid as Foreign Policyby Jeffrey Taffet

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Foreign Aid as Foreign Policy presents a wide-ranging, thoughtful analysis of the most significant economic-aid program of the 1960s, John F. Kennedy?s Alliance for Progress. Introduced in 1961, the program was a ten-year, multi-billion-dollar foreign-aid commitment to Latin American nations, meant to help promote economic growth and political reform,... more...

  • Pedestrian Dynamicsby Pushkin Kachroo; Sadeq J. Al-Nasur; Sabiha Amin Wadoo; Apoorva Shende

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    Effective evacuation of people from closed spaces is an extremely important topic, since it can save real lives in emergency situations that can be brought about by natural and human made disasters. Usually there are static maps posted at various places at buildings that illustrate routes that should be taken during emergencies. However, when disasters... more...