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  • How to Change the Worldby David Bornstein

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 10.99

    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...

  • Kisses from Katieby Katie J. Davis; Beth Clark

    Howard Books 2011; US$ 15.99

    What would cause an eighteen-year-old old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother?s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because the rest of them think she has gone off the deep end), and break up with the love of her life, all so she could... 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...

  • 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...

  • Auch Junkies haben Würdeby Hans-Peter Schreiber; Esther Keller

    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...

  • Sociology of Sanitationby B. K. Nagla

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 72.99

    Waste Management: Sanitation by way of disposal of excreta in the rural areas and collection, segregation and disposal of solid waste in the urban areas still continues to remain a formidable challenge, more so because the interventions of the governmental agencies fall far short of the required dimensions. So are the supplemental efforts of the civil... more...

  • Sociology and Sanitationby Ashish Saxena

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 99.99

    Exclusion from safe water and basic sanitation destroys more lives than any casualty. As an 'instrumental' exclusion it reinforces the deep inequalities in life chances and life styles that divide countries and people on the basis of spatial, wealth, gender, caste and other markers for deprivation. The works emphasizes that the idea of sanitation is... more...

  • Sociology of Sanitationby Mohammad Akram

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 52.99

    The book Sociology of Sanitation delineates the conceptual and theoretical formulations necessary for the study of sanitation. It develops some postulates that lead us to the various visible and invisible dimensions of sanitation. It uses data provided by various national and global agencies and presents a paradigm for Sociology of Sanitation. It examines... more...

  • Sociology of Sanitationby Richard Pais

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 59.99

    For any social and economic development, adequate sanitation in conjunction with good hygiene and safe water are essential to good health. A lack of sanitation and hygiene contributes to arrange of health and environmental problems. The resulting sickness causes suffering, and loss of opportunities to earn a living or gain an education. Though the... more...

  • Asymmetric Engagementby Joe Larragy

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    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...