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  • Aristocracy, Temperance and Social Reformby Olwen Niessen

    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...

  • Getting Organized in Vietnamby Ben J Tria Kerkvliet; Russell Hiang-Khng Heng; David Koh Wee Hock

    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...

  • Mama Jude: An Australian Nurse's Extraordinary Other Life in Africaby Michael Sexton; Judy Steel

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 20.68

    An Australian nurse's extraordinary other life in Africa Despite plans to enjoy her retirement after working as a nurse for over three decades, Judy Steel found herself in Uganda, at the age of 58, providing medical aid to some of Africa's most disadvantaged people. Since 2000, she has returned every year for several months at a time, establishing... more...

  • Manuel sur la mesure du travail bénévoleby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2012; US$ 5.00

    Ce manuel présente une stratégie fiable et rentable pour mesurer le travail bénévole. Il fournit une définition du travail bénévole, une méthodologie de mesure afin d’identifier les travailleurs bénévoles et ses caractéristiques, et une méthodologie pour estimer la valeur de leur travail. more...

  • Be the Changeby Lisa Endlich

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Meet the men and women whose deeply personal philanthropy is dramatically changing the way we think about giving There are 8.6 million millionaires in the United States, and these numbers are set to rise in what will be the biggest intergenerational wealth transfer in history. As $41 trillion dollars (or over three times the national GDP) moves... more...

  • Band-Aid for a Broken Legby Damien Brown

    Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 13.63

    A powerful, heart-breaking, surprisingly funny, honest and ultimately uplifting account of life on the medical frontline, and a moving testimony of the work done by Medecins Sans Frontieres and the extraordinary and sometimes eccentric people who work for it. more...

  • The PayPal Official Insider Guide to Online Fundraisingby Jon Ann Lindsey

    Pearson Education 2012; US$ 23.99

    This PayPal Press book offers practical fundraising money management ideas drawn directly from those with first-hand experiences and insights in the NPO field. Novices will learn step-by-step applications while established NPO officers will appreciate exclusive updates.  Readers in all areas of NPO engagement will refer to this latest PayPal Press... more...

  • Deepening Community Engagement in Higher Educationby Ariane Hoy; Mathew Johnson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This volume argues for reexamination of the field of community engagement, suggests that the most effective way forward requires rethinking the structures of traditional higher education, and points to the growing emergence of evidence-based best practices that can catalyze a renaissance in community engagement and in higher education. more...

  • New Frontiers of Philanthropyby Lester M. Salamon

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    The resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy are either barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation balloon daily. It is therefore increasingly clear that we urgently need new models for financing and promoting social and environmental objectives. Fortunately, a significant... more...

  • Hands Across the Waterby Peter Baines

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2011; US$ 25.45

    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...