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  • Für mich und für andereby Tim Wersig

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 16.77

    Seit nunmehr 50 Jahren gibt es die Institution des Freiwilligen Sozialen Jahres in Deutschland. Jugendliche und junge erwachsene Schulabgänger können sich so in vielerlei Form engagieren. Tim Wersig untersucht eine besondere Variante des FSJ, das Freiwillige Soziale Jahr im politischen Leben (FSJ-P), aus der Perspektive der Freiwilligen. Wie erleben... more...

  • NGOs in India: A Cross-Sectional Studyby R. Sooryamoorthy; K. Gangrade

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 127.00

    Focusing on NGOs that work in the areas of rural development, women, and children, the authors' goal is to shed light on the contributions of the sector in the spheres of social welfare, empowerment, service, and rural development. In addition, the problems and difficulties experienced by NGOs are analyzed and explained. This important new book traces... more...

  • The Insider's Guide to the Peace Corpsby Dillon Banerjee

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 14.95

    So, you want to join the Peace Corps . . .  If you are interested in joining the Peace Corps, you probably have questions that run the gamut from "What is the application process like?" to "Is the Peace Corps effective as a development agency?" In this updated second edition, former Peace Corps volunteer Dillon Banerjee shares candid facts and insights... more...

  • Brand Aidby Lisa Ann Richey; Stefano Ponte

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 57.00

    ôHas there ever been a better reason to shop?ö asks an ad for the Product RED American Express card, telling members who use the card that buying ôcappuccinos or cashmereö will help to fight AIDS in Africa. Cofounded in 2006 by the rock star Bono, Product RED has been a particularly successful example of a new trend in celebrity-driven... more...

  • Getting Organized in Vietnamby Ben J Tria Kerkvliet; Russell Hiang-Khng Heng; David Koh Wee Hock

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 65.90

    From the late 1950s in the north, to the 1970s until the mid-1980s in the south, there was little room or opportunity to form non-state voluntary organizations and associations in Vietnam. With few exceptions, only those established by the Communist Party and other state agencies were permitted. The picture has changed considerably since doi moi. From... more...

  • Hands Across the Waterby Peter Baines

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2011; US$ 22.72

    Peter Baines started his career as a police officer in the streets of Cabramatta in the early nineties. Becoming a specialist in forensic crime scene investigations he was called upon to bring his skills to the Bali bombings in 2002. But it was the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami that forever changed the direction of his life. Helping the people of Thailand... more...

  • Mama Jude: An Australian Nurse's Extraordinary Other Life in Africaby Michael Sexton; Judy Steel

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 18.48

    An Australian nurse's extraordinary other life in Africa Despite plans to enjoy her retirement after working as a nurse for over three decades, Judy Steel found herself in Uganda, at the age of 58, providing medical aid to some of Africa's most disadvantaged people. Since 2000, she has returned every year for several months at a time, establishing... more...

  • Manuel sur la mesure du travail bénévoleby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2012; US$ 5.00

    Ce manuel présente une stratégie fiable et rentable pour mesurer le travail bénévole. Il fournit une définition du travail bénévole, une méthodologie de mesure afin d’identifier les travailleurs bénévoles et ses caractéristiques, et une méthodologie pour estimer la valeur de leur travail. more...

  • Be the Changeby Lisa Endlich

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Meet the men and women whose deeply personal philanthropy is dramatically changing the way we think about giving There are 8.6 million millionaires in the United States, and these numbers are set to rise in what will be the biggest intergenerational wealth transfer in history. As $41 trillion dollars (or over three times the national GDP) moves... more...

  • Band-Aid for a Broken Legby Damien Brown

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 13.63

    A powerful, heart-breaking, surprisingly funny, honest and ultimately uplifting account of life on the medical frontline, and a moving testimony of the work done by Medecins Sans Frontieres and the extraordinary and sometimes eccentric people who work for it. more...