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  • No Such Thing as a Free Giftby Linsey Mcgoey

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 24.95

    Philanthro-capitalism: How charity became big business The charitable sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy. Nearly half of the more than 85,000 private foundations in the United States have come into being since the year 2000. Just under 5,000 more were established in 2011 alone. This deluge of philanthropy has helped... more...

  • Givenomicsby Richard Morris

    Panoma Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    Are current business models part of the problem or part of the solution? Givenomics draws upon the experience of building a not for profit social enterprise called TheGivingMachine from an idea into a successful venture that has already generated its first half a million free donations to date. In looking at the social impact, it was clear that there... more...

  • United Nations Development Programmeby Ariane de Saeger; Carly Probert; 50 minutes

    Primento Digital 2015; US$ 4.99

    Leading the way to development This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the role and mission of the United Nations Development Programme, providing you with the essential information and saving time. In 50 minutes you will be able to:    ? Understand the foundations of the organization and why it was created in 1965    ? Identify... 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...

  • Selling Social Change (Without Selling Out)by Andy Robinson; Kim Klein

    Wiley 2007; US$ 35.00

    In Selling Social Change (Without Selling Out) expert fundraising trainer and consultant Andy Robinson shows nonprofit professionals how to initiate and sustain successful earned income ventures that provide financial security and advance an organization's mission. Step by step, this invaluable resource shows how to organize a team, select a venture,... more...

  • Robin Hood Marketingby Katya Andresen

    Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95

    Katya Andresen, a veteran marketer and nonprofit professional, demystifies winning marketing campaigns by reducing them to ten essential rules and provides entertaining examples and simple steps for applying the rules ethically and effectively to good causes of all kinds. The Robin Hood rules steal from the winning formulas for selling socks, cigarettes,... more...

  • Geographical Distribution of Financial Flows to Aid Recipients 2000/2004by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 126.00

    This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to over 180 recipient countries, including countries in transition in eastern Europe for the period 2000-2004.  The data show each country's intake of Official Development Assistance or Official Aid, as well as other official and private... 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...