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  • A Home of Their Ownby Garry Jenkins

    Transworld 2011; US$ 11.27

    Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is the best-known animal sanctuary in the world. Since it first opened its doors in 1860, millions of abandoned and abused pets have benefited from its refuge. Around the world Battersea is a byword for compassion and hope. It hasn't always been this way. Victorian London had little time for canine strays, and homeless... more...

  • The Price of Virtueby Vivien Foster

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    A study of the economic value of the charitable sector, seeking to improve upon rudimentary evaluations of the sector in terms of its income. It demonstrates how much charity adds to the economy, and how much good economics can add to charity. The authors adapt techniques for "willingness-to-pay" and "willingness-to-accept" even... more...

  • A Gift of Hopeby Danielle Steel

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    In her powerful memoir His Bright Light , #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her life beyond what she could imagine.   For eleven years, Danielle... more...

  • The Volunteer Management Handbookby Tracy D. Connors

    Wiley 2011; US$ 70.00 US$ 49.00

    Completely revised and expanded, the ultimate guide to starting—and keeping—an active and effective volunteer program Drawing on the experience and expertise of recognized authorities on nonprofit organizations, The Volunteer Management Handbook, Second Edition is the only guide you need for establishing and maintaining an active... more...

  • Stones into Schoolsby Greg Mortenson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.09

    In this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks up where Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his relentless, ongoing efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan; his extensive work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005; and the unique ways he has built relationships with... more...

  • Enterprising care?by Irene Hardill; Susan Baines

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    What does it mean to be a volunteer in the UK today? This book adds new insights into volunteering from the perspective of the individual, the organisation and the community . more...

  • Andrew Carnegieby James Mackay

    Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 28.19

    Andrew Carnegie (1835?1922) was a mass of contradictions: a radical Chartist who became a rabid capitalist, an idealist who was also a profound cynic, a committed pacifist who also played a crucial role in the opening part of the American Civil War, and a ladies? man who had to wait until his fifties (after his domineering mother died) before forming... more...

  • Not by Faith Aloneby Julie Adkins; Laurie A. Occhipinti; Tara Hefferan; Janet Bauer; Janet G. Brashler; Wendy Cadge; Andrea Chivakos; Scott T. Fitzgerald; William Garriott; Lance D. Laird; Katherine Lambert-Pennington; Isaac Morrison; Leah Mundell; Julie Pfromm; Laura Polk; Timoteo Rodriguez; Jo Anne Schneider; Ethan P. Sharp

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99

    This volume builds on the existing ethnographic literature on faith-based development internationally to offer a fresh and sophisticated analysis of faith-based organizations in the United States. The case studies included offer starting points for expanded discussions on the meaning of 'faith-based' development, the differences between faith-based... more...

  • Voluntary sector in transitionby Linda Milbourne

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 99.00

    The voluntary sector in transition explores the extensive growth and re-shaping of the voluntary sector following sweeping changes to social and welfare policy over 30 years. more...

  • The Ford Foundation at Workby Richard Magat

    Springer US 2012; US$ 83.82

    This report originated in a request to me from the Board of Trustees of the Ford Foundation in the summer of 1975. The trustees, aware that there would be a change of leadership at the Foundation be­ fore 1980, wanted to make a running start in the process of plan­ ning for the future. Their first step was to make a study of the great national and... more...