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  • HIV-positiv ... und wie damit leben?by Astrid Berner-Rodoreda; Renate Of; Brot für die Welt

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 9.53

    Weltweit leben 34 Millionen Menschen mit dem Virus, und immer noch infizieren sich jedes Jahr Millionen Menschen. Auch in Deutschland steigt die Zahl der HIV-Neuinfektionen wieder an. Ende 2012 lebten schätzungsweise 78.000 Menschen mit HIV in Deutschland. Es gibt keine Region der Welt, die nicht von der Epidemie betroffen ist. Das Buch lenkt den... more...

  • How to Be a Better Personby Seb Hunter

    Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 3.99

    Why is it so difficult to find the time to help others? When Seb Hunter became aware of a nagging ache in the place where his soul ought to be, he embarked on a two year odyssey of volunteering - with hilarious results. He collects litter, teaches pensioners how to use the internet, works at Oxfam (where he meets Gladys, his septuagenarian nemesis),... more...

  • How to Be an Everyday Philanthropistby Nicole Boles

    Workman Publishing Company 2009; US$ 10.95

    Want to help make your community, your town?your world?a better place, but don?t know where to begin? How To Be An Everyday Philanthropist shows you the way. A handbook, a resource guide, a call to action, and an inspiration, it offers 330 concrete, direct ideas for making a difference?all of which have nothing to do with the size of your checkbook... more...

  • How to Change the Worldby David Bornstein

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 10.99

    Now published in more than twenty countries, David Bornstein's How to Change the World has become the bible for social entrepreneurship--in which men and women around the world are finding innovative solutions to a wide variety of social and economic problems. Whether delivering solar energy to Brazilian villagers, expanding work opportunities... more...

  • Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth centuryby Alexis Heraclides; Ada Dialla

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 119.99

    This book is a comprehensive presentation of humanitarian intervention in theory and practice in the course of the long nineteenth century, a precedent of today's situation and debate regarding this controversial concept. Its main contributions are the following: the then international law debate, the international political theory on intervention... more...

  • Humanitarianism Contestedby Michael Barnett; Thomas G. Weiss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book provides a succinct but sophisticated understanding of humanitarianism and insight into the on-going dilemmas and tensions that have accompanied it since its origins in the early nineteenth century. Combining theoretical and historical exposition with a broad range of contemporary case studies, the book: provides a brief survey of the... more...

  • The Influential Fundraiserby Bernard Ross; Clare Segal

    Wiley 2008; US$ 39.95

    How to apply the latest developments in psychology and neurology for better fundraising and influencing skills Leading fundraising expert Bernard Ross offers an alternative yet effective model for asking and influencing potential donors and peers, using the latest techniques developed in the neural and psychological sciences. He shows individuals... more...

  • Innovation in Strategic Philanthropyby Helmut K. Anheier; Adele Simmons; David Winder

    Springer US 2007; US$ 179.00

    Philanthropy has been around for thousands of years but the study of philanthropic organizations and their role in a civil society is still recent. Most of the research focuses on organizations and institutions in developed market economies, in particular the United States. But in looking at other areas such as the global south and central and eastern... more...

  • Leaving Microsoft to Change the Worldby John Wood

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    John Wood discovered his passion, his greatest success, and his life's work not at business school or helping lead Microsoft's charge into Asia in the 1990s but on a soul-searching trip to the Himalayas. He made the difficult decision to walk away from his lucrative career to create Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that promotes education across... more...

  • Leisure and the Motive to Volunteerby Robert A. Stebbins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    By means of a lengthy literature review, this book sets out the theoretical and empirical contributions of the serious leisure perspective to understanding volunteer motivation. more...