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  • Called to Heal the Brokenheartedby William H. Barnwell; Jed Horne

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 35.00

    How a ministry in the largest prison in Louisiana and across the country transforms lives more...

  • Soul, Community and Social Changeby Dr Peter Westoby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    At a time when inequalities are growing globally, when the pace of socio-economic transitions is rapid, and when traditional ties of community are under threat of dissolving, ?soul? offers a new way of thinking imaginatively about how people might respond both individually and collectively in social change work. In exploring ideas such as soul, soulful,... more...

  • Des jardins au Saharaby Michel Damblant

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    Oublier ses certitudes et s?ouvrir aux autres S?engager dans l?action bénévole suscite, à un moment ou un autre, le doute sur le bien fondé de son action. Ce formidable récit offre à ces interrogations légitimes une réponse concrète et simple. Michel Damblant rassure dès les premières lignes. À tous ceux qui hésiteraient à donner à d?autres hommes,... more...

  • Activismby Kathlyn Gay

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    This book looks at the many opportunities for teen activism and shows how more teens can get involved in causes that are important to them. Among the causes most important to teens covered in this book are campaigns for animal rights and world peace and against sexual violence, discrimination, and hate crimes. The book also discusses the pro and... more...

  • Recruiting and Managing Volunteers in Museumsby Kristy Van Hoven; Loni Wellman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 31.99

    We are in the middle of a museum paradigm shift and a new type of museum volunteer is emerging from the community. Non-profit volunteers are looking for unique and satisfying ways to engage in their communities and museums are primed to offer just the experiences these volunteers are looking for. Here?s a practical exploration of the differences... more...

  • Celebrity Philanthropyby Elaine Jeffreys; Paul Allatson

    Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 76.00

    There is no question that celebrities these days are some of the most prominent faces of philanthropic activity ? yet their participation raises questions about efficacy, motivations, and activism overall. This book presents case studies of celebrity philanthropy from around the globe ? including such figures as Shakira, Arundhati Roy, Zhang Ziyi,... more...

  • Rebuilding Community after Katrinaby Ken Reardon; John Forester

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Rebuilding Community after Katrina chronicles the innovative and ambitious partnership between Cornell University?s City and Regional Planning department and ACORN Housing, an affiliate of what was the nation?s largest low-income community organization. These unlikely allies came together to begin to rebuild devastated neighborhoods in New Orleans... 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...

  • The Voluntary Sector and Criminal Justiceby Anthea Hucklesby; Mary Corcoran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The voluntary sector has a long history of involvement in criminal justice by providing a variety of services to offenders and their families, victims and witnesses. This collection brings together leading experts to provide critical reflections and cutting edge research on the contemporary features of voluntary sector work in criminal justice. more...

  • Doing Good . . . Says Who?by Connie Newton; Fran Early

    Two Harbors Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Doing Good. . . Says Who?explores the impact of good intentions from the inside. Theauthors conducted over 400 interviews and synthesized the lessons learned. The endresult is that you are on the ground with volunteers, nonprofits, donors, and—mostuniquely—the intended beneficiaries of good will. Through story telling, humor, analysis,practical... more...