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  • Start Something That Mattersby Blake Mycoskie

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Asymmetric engagementby Joe Larragy

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 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...

  • Aristocracy, Temperance and Social Reformby Olwen Niessen

    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...

  • Brand Aidby Lisa Ann Richey; Stefano Ponte

    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...