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Philanthropy & Charity

  • Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliencyby DeMond S. Miller; Jason David Rivera

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95

    Once again nature?s fury has taken a toll in pain, suffering, and lives lost. In recognition of the need for a rapid and appropriate response, CRC Press will donate $5 to the American Red Cross for every copy of Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency: Exploring Global Opportunities and Challenges sold. In the past, societies would learn from... more...

  • Comparative Emergency Managementby DeMond Shondell Miller; Jason David Rivera

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 129.95

    A host of natural and man-made disasters have plagued the world in the twenty-first century, many with significant global impact. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Indian Ocean tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina all affected broad regions with devastating results. The need for better emergency management policies, procedures, and cooperation among... more...

  • Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Managementby Connie M. White

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 81.95

    Although recent global disasters have clearly demonstrated the power of social media to communicate critical information in real-time, its true potential has yet to be unleashed. Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies teaches emergency management professionals how to use social media to improve... more...

  • Successful Philanthropyby Jean Shafiroff; Georgina Bloomberg

    Hatherleigh Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Successful Philanthropy is a practical guide to modern giving that redefines philanthropy for today?s era. Far more than making monetary donations, philanthropy today encompasses giving time and knowledge, resources that can be just as valuable as financial contributions. Whether you?re a new philanthropist, a member of a charity?s Board of Directors,... more...

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Innovationby Ken Banks

    Kogan Page 2016; US$ 34.95

    An inspiring collection of case studies from social innovators around the world, showcasing the challenges and rewards of social enterprise more...

  • Brands with a Conscienceby Nicholas Ind; Sandra Horlings

    Kogan Page 2016; US$ 29.95

    Permeated with international case studies, Brands with a Conscience illustrates how to create and sustain a culture that meets the needs of internal and external stakeholders. more...

  • Soul, Community and Social Changeby Dr Peter Westoby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    At a time when inequalities are growing globally, when the pace of socio-economic transitions is rapid, and when traditional ties of community are under threat of dissolving, ?soul? offers a new way of thinking imaginatively about how people might respond both individually and collectively in social change work. In exploring ideas such as soul, soulful,... more...

  • The Doc and the Duchessby Alexander W. Clowes; John Lechleiter

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    George Henry Alexander Clowes was a pivotal figure in the development of the insulin program at the Eli Lilly Company. Through his leadership, scientists and clinicians at Lilly and the University of Toronto created a unique, international team to develop and purify insulin and take the production of this life-saving agent to an industrial scale.... 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...

  • The Logic of Charityby John Mohan; Beth Breeze

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Charity is an important feature of life in the UK, yet there is no clear understanding of what charity is, how it operates, who it benefits, and what it can and cannot be expected to do. This book helps tackle misunderstandings of charitable activity in British society, particularly as these affect the thinking of politicians and policymakers. more...