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Philanthropy & Charity

  • Philanthropy in Englandby Taylor and Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 465.00

    In these works Professor Jordan studies the origins of modern social and cultural institutions in England. He is concerned with the momentous shift which occurred in men's aspirations for their society in the course of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as reflected in the charities which were established by gifts and bequests. In a fascinating... more...

  • The Philanthropy Readerby Michael Moody; Beth Breeze

    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...

  • The third sector delivering public servicesby James Rees; David Mullins

    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...

  • Charity Movements in Eighteenth-Century Irelandby Karen Sonnelitter

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 94.79

    Relates charity movements to religious impulse, Enlightenment 'improvement' and the fears of the Protestant ruling elite that growing social problems, unless addressed, would weaken their rule. more...

  • Philanthropy, Civil Society, and the State in German History, 1815-1989by Thomas Adam

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    The first book to provide the English-speaking reader with the revisionist interpretation of the role of the state and philanthropy in Germany that is increasingly embraced by German historians.BR> more...

  • From Crisis to Callingby Sasha Chanoff; David Chanoff; David Gergen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95

    From Crisis to Calling Finding Your Moral Center in the Toughest Decisions We are often confronted with choices where morality and pragmatism seem to be at odds. In these situations leaders are supposed to go with pragmatism?making ?tough calls.? But Sasha Chanoff became a better leader?and saved lives?when he chose empathy and altruism. Through... more...

  • From Crisis to Callingby Sasha Chanoff; David Chanoff; David Gergen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95

    Making the Hardest Decisions As a young aid worker, Sasha Chanoff was sent to evacuate a group of refugees from the violence-torn Congo. But when he arrived he discovered a second group. Evacuating them too could endanger the entire mission. But leaving them behind would mean their certain death. All leaders face defining moments, when values... more...

  • Doing Good in the Worldby David Forward

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Philanthropyby Tobias Jung; Susan D. Phillips; Jenny Harrow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 67.95

    Philanthropy ? the use of private resources for public purposes ? is undergoing a transformation, both in practice and as an emerging field of study. Expectations of what philanthropy can achieve have risen significantly in recent years, reflecting a substantial, but uneven, increase in global wealth and the rolling back of state services in anticipation... more...

  • 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...