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  • Doing Good . . . Says Who?by Connie Newton; Fran Early

    Two Harbors Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Doing Good. . . Says Who?explores the impact of good intentions from the inside. Theauthors conducted over 400 interviews and synthesized the lessons learned. The endresult is that you are on the ground with volunteers, nonprofits, donors, and—mostuniquely—the intended beneficiaries of good will. Through story telling, humor, analysis,practical... more...

  • Rebuilding Community after Katrinaby Ken Reardon; John Forester

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Rebuilding Community after Katrina chronicles the innovative and ambitious partnership between Cornell University?s City and Regional Planning department and ACORN Housing, an affiliate of what was the nation?s largest low-income community organization. These unlikely allies came together to begin to rebuild devastated neighborhoods in New Orleans... more...

  • Für mich und für andereby Tim Wersig

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 17.29

    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...

  • Volunteering and youth servicesby Linda Bridges Karr; Lucas Meijs; Judith Metz

    Uitgeverij SWP 2014; US$ 36.90

    The demand for volunteering in the context of childrearing is increasing. This is due in part to the disintegration of informal networks surrounding children and their families, as well as to the ambition of national and local governments to decrease citizen dependence on public services. Another reason, albeit less frequently mentioned, involves... more...

  • Freiwilliges Engagement im Pflegemixby Elisabeth Bubolz-Lutz; Cornelia Kricheldorff

    Lambertus-Verlag 2006; Not Available

    Das vorliegende Buch bietet Anregungen für Menschen, die im Handlungsfeld Pflege nach neuen Wegen suchen, eine tragfähige Freiwilligenkultur zu entwickeln, die Solidarität stiftet und das Vertrauen in ein konstruktives Miteinander in Nachbarschaften und Gemeinden stärkt. Durch einen Pflege-Mix aus professionellen und freiwilligen Diensten sollen familiäre... more...

  • Integration durch Mitmachenby Marianne Schmidle; Barbara Schramkowski; Uwe Slüter

    Lambertus-Verlag 2012; Not Available

    FSJ und Integration - Bisher sind junge Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund im FSJ unterrepräsentiert. Das Buch stellt die Ergebnisse eines Projekts der katholischen FSJ-Anbieter vor, das darauf abzielt, diesen jungen Menschen den Zugang zu Freiwilligendiensten zu ermöglichen.   Biographische Informationen Marianne Schmidle, FSJ-Bundestutorin,... more...

  • Philanthropy and the Artsby Jennifer Radbourne; Kenneth Watkins

    Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available

    Philanthropy and the Arts documents an emerging model of philanthropy that moves beyond the fundraising process to capture the essence of philanthropy in the intrinsic values held by donors, benefactors and philanthropic leaders. These values are the same as those that the arts bring to society, so the act of philanthropy itself embodies a commitment... more...

  • The Voluntary Sector and Criminal Justiceby Anthea Hucklesby; Mary Corcoran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The voluntary sector has a long history of involvement in criminal justice by providing a variety of services to offenders and their families, victims and witnesses. This collection brings together leading experts to provide critical reflections and cutting edge research on the contemporary features of voluntary sector work in criminal justice. 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...

  • Scripting the Next Wave of Exigent Issues for Service Learning in Our Unscripted Futureby Amy L. Kenworthy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This e-book raises a charge, or challenge, to the reader in terms of moving forward with service-learning in our uncertain, complex, and highly unscripted environments more...