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  • 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...

  • Charitable Giving and Tax Policyby Gabrielle Fack; Camille Landais

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    A comparative and historical analysis of tax policies towards charitable giving in different countries that considers whether public policies actually boost private philanthropy. more...

  • Powered by Girlby Lyn Mikel Brown

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 16.95

    A playbook for working with and training girls to be activists of their own social movements Drawing from a diverse collection of interviews with women and girl activists, Powered by Girl is both a journalistic exploration of how girls have embraced activism and a guide for adults who want to support their organizing. Here we learn about the intergenerational... 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...

  • From Crisis to Callingby Sasha Chanoff; David Chanoff; David Gergen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95

    Making the Hardest Decisions As a young aid worker, Sasha Chanoff was sent to evacuate a group of refugees from the violence-torn Congo. But when he arrived he discovered a second group. Evacuating them too could endanger the entire mission. But leaving them behind would mean their certain death. All leaders face defining moments, when values... 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...

  • Auch Junkies haben Würdeby Hans-Peter Schreiber; Esther Keller

    Verlag Johannes Petri 2016; US$ 21.99

    Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Gesetz und ethischer Überzeugung. Alles begann mit einer revolutionären Bewegung: Eine Gruppe engagierter Basler Bürger leistete entschieden Widerstand gegen die repressive Drogenpolitik der siebziger und achtziger Jahre. Es folgten Meilensteine im Umgang mit Sucht: 1972 gründeten sie die erste Wohngemeinschaft für drogenabhängige... more...

  • Volunteer Economiesby Ruth Prince; Hannah Brown

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 34.95

    Examines the increasing significance of the volunteer and volunteerism in African societies, and their societal impact within precarious economies in a period of massive unemployment and faltering trajectories of social mobility. more...

  • Asymmetric engagementby Joe Larragy

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00 US$ 94.60

    Focuses on one of the most innovative aspects of Irish social partnership, the Community and Voluntary Pillar. It is the most thorough account of the dynamics of the Pillar to date and tackles the weaknesses in existing perspectives more...