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- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
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 on social... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
David Bornstein's How to Change the World is the first book to study a remarkable and growing group of individuals around the world--what Bornstein calls social entrepreneurs . These men and women are bringing innovative, and successful, grass-roots approaches to a wide variety of social and economic problems, from rural poverty in India to industrial... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Verlag Johannes Petri 2016; US$ 21.99
Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Gesetz und ethischer Überzeugung. Alles begann mit einer revolutionären Bewegung: Eine Gruppe engagierter Basler Bürger leistete entschieden Widerstand gegen die repressive Drogenpolitik der siebziger und achtziger Jahre. Es folgten Meilensteine im Umgang mit Sucht: 1972 gründeten sie die erste Wohngemeinschaft für drogenabhängige... more...
- Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00 US$ 94.60
Focuses on one of the most innovative aspects of Irish social partnership, the Community and Voluntary Pillar. It is the most thorough account of the dynamics of the Pillar to date and tackles the weaknesses in existing perspectives more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 14.99
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...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
Lady Isabella (Isabel) Caroline Somerset embodied social reform in the nineteenth century. The failure of her traumatic marriage to Lord Henry Charles Somerset after revelation of his homosexual affairs and ensuing child-custody battle provide background to her metamorphosis from an aristocratic socialite into a temperance activist, social reformer... more...