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- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95
Schwarz, founder of the groundbreaking Citizen Schools program, shares his vision for reducing inequality by pairing successful adults with low-income students. Parental wealth now predicts adult success more than at any point in the last hundred years. And yet as debates about education rage on, and wealth-based achievement gaps grow, too many... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95
A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman?s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia?a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles. Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the Wat Opot Children?s Community. Begun... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 154.95
Social Entrepreneurship and Research Methods focuses on research gaps in the growing field of social entrepreneurship and highlights a number of methodological approaches involving novel data sources and quantitative and qualitative techniques to build knowledge concerning the determinants of social enterprise success. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 54.99
The resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy are either barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation balloon daily. It is therefore increasingly clear that we urgently need new models for financing and promoting social and environmental objectives. Fortunately, a significant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Faith-based organizations continue to play a significant role in the provision of social work services in many countries but their role within the welfare state is often contested. This text explores their various roles and relationships to social work practice, includes examples from different countries and a range of religious traditions and identifies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
The editors of this Handbook, Benson Honig, Joseph Lampel and Israel Drori, define organizational ingenuity as the ability to create innovative solutions within structural constraints using limited resources and imaginative problem solving. They and the authors examine the dichotomy between organizational freedom and necessity in order... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
This book takes an inside-out approach to examine the broad topic of social entrepreneurship. Instead of looking inward at what social entrepreneurship is, this book looks forward from the view of successful social entrepreneurs to answer the important question, ?Where is social entrepreneurship going next? First, the volume looks at the essential... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 12.99
With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, new models for financing social and environmental objectives are urgently needed. Fortunately, a revolution is underway in the instruments and institutions available... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
Philanthropic NGOs, foundations, and corporations face endlessly competing needs when deciding to invest or donate for maximum social impact. This book fills an enormous gap by providing a system to measure, operationalize, and improve any organization?s impact investments. more...