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  • Assessing the Effects of Voluntary Youth Serviceby Doug McAdam; Cynthia Brandt

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 11.99

    This book uses survey data from all accepted applicants to Teach for America 1993-98 to assess the longer-term effect of youth service on participants' current civic attitudes and behaviors. While TFA "graduates" score higher than the two comparison groups ? "dropouts" and "non-matriculants" ? on a broad range of attitudinal items measuring civic commitment,... more...

  • Resilience in the post-welfare inner cityby Geoffrey DeVerteuil

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    Moving beyond theoretical notions of ?resilience? this is the first book to offer a conceptual and empirical approach to exploring and comparing the process of resilience across service ?hubs? in three complex but different global innercity regions: London, Los Angeles and Sydney. more...

  • Challenging the third sectorby Sue Kenny; Marilyn Taylor

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    Written by experts this important book explores the vital relationships between active citizenship, civil society and the third sector in different sociopolitical contexts. Drawing on a range of theory and empirical studies the book will be a useful resource for researchers and practitioners. more...

  • The third sector delivering public servicesby James Rees; David Mullins

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This edited collection explores areas such as social enterprise, capacity building, volunteering and social value, and charts the historical development of the statethird sector relationship, reviewing the major debates and controversies accompanying recent shifts in that relationship. more...

  • New Advances in the Study of Civic Voluntarismby Casey Klofstad

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    Individuals who are civically active have three things in common: they have the capacity to do so, they want to, and they have been asked to participate. New Advances in the Study of Civic Voluntarism is dedicated to examining the continued influence of these factors?resources, engagement, and recruitment?on civic participation in the twenty-first... more...

  • Claiming Agencyby Halima Mahomed; Elizabeth Coleman

    Weaver Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    Claiming Agency. Reflecting on TrustAfrica?s First Decade takes an in-depth look at an African-led foundation that set out to do things differently. Founded in 2006, when solutions to Africa?s challenges were often developed outside its borders, TrustAfrica sought to practice a kind of philanthropy that both benefits Africans and actively supports... more...

  • How to do Goodby Philanthropy Age

    London Wall Publishing 2016; US$ 35.99

    A collection of extraordinary personal stories from thought leaders, celebrities, statesmen and women, Nobel prize winners, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and others driving and inspiring positive change more...

  • How philanthropy is changing in Europeby Christopher Carnie

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 42.95

    Complete with a substantial appendix of sources, this book helps readers understand the revolution in philanthropy in Europe and provides market information for anyone building strategies for fundraising or philanthropy. more...

  • Our Common Goodby John Nickson

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    Contemporary Britain is defined by the personal generosity and social commitment of our predecessors as much as by the state. But, as the state retreats, demands on the voluntary sector grow, the gap between the rich and the poor increases and charitable giving stagnates, our way of life is at risk. Will future generations live in a liberal democracy... more...

  • Social entrepreneurshipby Robert Gunn; Christopher Durkin

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 35.96

    This essential textbook provides an in-depth theoretical study of stakeholder engagement, financial options, leadership management and organizational challenges, and international case studies of real social enterprise success. The book will be essential reading for students, academics, practitioners and entrepreneurs. . more...