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  • How to Change the Worldby David Bornstein

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 14.99

    Now published in more than twenty countries, David Bornstein's How to Change the World has become the bible for social entrepreneurship--in which men and women around the world are finding innovative solutions to a wide variety of social and economic problems. Whether delivering solar energy to Brazilian villagers, expanding work opportunities... more...

  • Manual on the measurement of volunteer workby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2012; US$ 5.00

    This manual presents a data collection strategy for measuring volunteer work that is cost-effective and reliable. It provides a definition of volunteer work, a measurement methodology to identify volunteer workers and their characteristics, and an estimation methodology to value their work. The 18th ICLS discussed and approved the Manual in 2008, making... more...

  • The International Committee of the Red Crossby David P. Forsythe; Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...

  • Social Entrepreneurshipby David Bornstein; Susan Davis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99

    In development circles, there is now widespread consensus that social entrepreneurs represent a far better mechanism to respond to needs than we have ever had before--a decentralized and emergent force that remains our best hope for solutions that can keep pace with our problems and create a more peaceful world. David Bornstein's previous book... more...

  • Start Something That Mattersby Blake Mycoskie

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00

    The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good .   ?A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.?? The Wall Street Journal   Why this book is for you:   ? You?re ready to make a difference in the world?through your own start-up... more...

  • Three Cups of Teaby Greg Mortenson; David Oliver Relin

    Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 16.00

    The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban?s backyard Anyone who despairs of the individual?s power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan?s treacherous K2, was inspired... more...

  • Always Say Yesby David Scott

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 25.45

    Always Say Yes is the fascinating account of the life of one of Australia's giants of social policy. more...

  • Fundraising Ideasby Molly Russell

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; Not Available

    This book is written to assist those planning a fund-raising event, especially for those new to fund-raising, to share hints and ideas to help lead them around some of the pitfalls. Although tackling a fundraising event seems a daunting task to many, Molly Russell's light hearted approach shows that with careful planning, a little hard work and a... more...

  • NGOs in Indiaby R. Sooryamoorthy; K. D. Gangrade

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 161.00

    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... more...

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

    Ten Speed Press 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...