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- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 18.99
Soul of a Citizen awakens within us the desire and the ability to make our voices heard and our actions count. We can lead lives worthy of our convictions. A book of inspiration and integrity, Soul of a Citizen is an antidote to the twin scourges of modern life--powerlessness and cynicism. In his evocative style, Paul Loeb tells moving stories... more...
- Urban Institute Press 2012; US$ 12.99
The Nonprofit Almanac 2012 features the most recent data on the philanthropic sector, presented in more than 50 charts and 100 tables. Chapter 2 covers wage and employment trends for the sector, and its supplemental tables include much of the data on which the authors' estimates are based. A foreword, a list of data sources, biographies of the Almanac... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
The editors of this Handbook, Benson Honig, Joseph Lampel and Israel Drori, define organizational ingenuity as the ability to create innovative solutions within structural constraints using limited resources and imaginative problem solving. They and the authors examine the dichotomy between organizational freedom and necessity in order... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00
An inspiring story of one doctor?s struggle in a war-torn village in the heart of Sudan In 2007, James Maskalyk, newly recruited by Doctors Without Borders, set out for the contested border town of Abyei, Sudan. An emergency physician drawn to the ravaged parts of the world, Maskalyk spent six months treating malnourished children, coping with a measles... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 32.00
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...
- 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...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2011; US$ 20.90
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...
- 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...