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Philanthropy & Charity

  • How to do Goodby Philanthropy Age

    London Wall Publishing 2016; US$ 35.99

    A collection of extraordinary personal stories from thought leaders, celebrities, statesmen and women, Nobel prize winners, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and others driving and inspiring positive change more...

  • Ebolaby Dorothy H. Crawford

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 18.99 US$ 17.09

    Ebola is a compelling account of the recent terrible epidemic which swept through West Africa. Why did it spread; what was the international response; what is the long-term impact; what lessons can be learned for the future? This book combines the latest scientific insights with personal accounts from medical workers. more...

  • Good Is the New Coolby Afdhel Aziz; Bobby Jones

    Regan Arts. 2016; US$ 25.95 US$ 18.99

    ?We are at a crossroads: either we can try to prop up the old, broken marketing model, or we can create a new model, one that is fit for the unique challenges of today.? ?From  Good Is the New Cool Marketing has an image problem. Media-savvy millennials, and their younger Gen Z counterparts, no longer trust advertising, and they demand increased... more...

  • Charity Sucksby Iqbal Wahhab

    Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    In the wake of recent scandals concerning charities such as Kids Company and BeatBullying, as well as the wave of suspicion they have generated about the third sector as a whole, celebrated restaurateur Iqbal Wahhab offers a scathing critique of the cosiness between government and charity, and proposes that the solution lies in business. Indeed,... more...

  • Claiming Agencyby Halima Mahomed; Elizabeth Coleman

    Weaver Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    Claiming Agency. Reflecting on TrustAfrica?s First Decade takes an in-depth look at an African-led foundation that set out to do things differently. Founded in 2006, when solutions to Africa?s challenges were often developed outside its borders, TrustAfrica sought to practice a kind of philanthropy that both benefits Africans and actively supports... more...

  • 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...

  • Hornblower's Historical Shipmatesby Heather Noel-Smith; Lorna M. Campbell

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2016; US$ 29.99

    This book sets out the lives of seventeen 'young gentlemen' who were midshipmen under the famous Captain Sir Edward Pellew. Together, aboard the frigate HMS Indefatigable , they fought a celebrated action in 1797 against the French ship of the line Les Droits de l'Homme . C. S. Forester, the historical novelist, placed his famous hero, Horatio Hornblower,... 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...