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- Exisle Publishing 2010; US$ 7.49
Many of us feel helpless when faced with the seemingly endless pain and poverty in the world. We are paralysed by the immensity of the problem, thinking, What can I possibly do? Yet sometimes the smallest actions have the biggest consequences. There are people among us who devote themselves to improving the lives of others, and in MAKING... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 81.73
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...