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  • International Sports Volunteeringby Angela M. Benson; Nicholas Wise

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Sport volunteering is becoming an increasingly popular motive for international travel. Many tourism organisations now advertise sport volunteering projects, with colleges and universities also offering students the opportunity to participate in similar projects abroad. This is the first book to bring together diverse and interdisciplinary insights... more...

  • Community groups in contextby Angus McCabe; Jenny Phillimore

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 32.48

    Collates knowledge and examines the role and nature of community groups and activities operating outside of the formal voluntary sector in the UK to develop a coherent understanding about these so-called ?below the radar? organisations. more...

  • A Fraught Embraceby Ann Swidler; Susan Cotts Watkins

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    The complex relationships between altruists, beneficiaries, and brokers in the global effort to fight AIDS in Africa In the wake of the AIDS pandemic, legions of organizations and compassionate individuals descended on Africa from faraway places to offer their help and save lives. A Fraught Embrace shows how the dreams of these altruists became... more...

  • Our Common Goodby John Nickson

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    Contemporary Britain is defined by the personal generosity and social commitment of our predecessors as much as by the state. But, as the state retreats, demands on the voluntary sector grow, the gap between the rich and the poor increases and charitable giving stagnates, our way of life is at risk. Will future generations live in a liberal democracy... more...

  • How philanthropy is changing in Europeby Christopher Carnie

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 42.95

    Complete with a substantial appendix of sources, this book helps readers understand the revolution in philanthropy in Europe and provides market information for anyone building strategies for fundraising or philanthropy. more...

  • How to do Goodby Philanthropy Age

    London Wall Publishing 2016; US$ 35.99

    A collection of extraordinary personal stories from thought leaders, celebrities, statesmen and women, Nobel prize winners, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and others driving and inspiring positive change more...

  • Claiming Agencyby Halima Mahomed; Elizabeth Coleman

    Weaver Press 2016; US$ 22.00

    Claiming Agency. Reflecting on TrustAfrica?s First Decade takes an in-depth look at an African-led foundation that set out to do things differently. Founded in 2006, when solutions to Africa?s challenges were often developed outside its borders, TrustAfrica sought to practice a kind of philanthropy that both benefits Africans and actively supports... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...