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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Philanthropy and the Artsby Jennifer Radbourne; Kenneth Watkins

    Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available

    Philanthropy and the Arts documents an emerging model of philanthropy that moves beyond the fundraising process to capture the essence of philanthropy in the intrinsic values held by donors, benefactors and philanthropic leaders. These values are the same as those that the arts bring to society, so the act of philanthropy itself embodies a commitment... more...

  • Leisure and Positive Psychologyby Robert A. Stebbins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book explores, from a leisure studies perspective, the central role that leisure has to play in positive psychology, exploring themes such as flow, fulfilment, altruism, well-being, and interpersonal relationships. more...

  • EU Civil Societyby Håkan Johansson; Sara Kalm

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This volume provides a novel and relational sociological approach to the study of EU civil society. It focuses on the interactions and interrelations between civil society actors and the forms of capital that structure the fields and sub-fields of EU civil society, through new and important empirical studies on organized EU civil society. more...

  • The Good Doctorby Lance O'Sullivan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 14.38

    Lance O'Sullivan is a man on a mission. Raised in Auckland by a solo mother, he had a modest upbringing typical of the time, if one chequered with difficulties. After being expelled from two schools, Lance could have gone off the rails. Instead, he found his way at Hato Petera College, connecting with his Maori ancestry, and going on to study medicine.... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropyby Pamala Wiepking; Femida Handy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 210.00

    An essential resource for all scholars of philanthropy, The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy seeks to understand the practice of philanthropy across twenty six nations and regions. more...

  • Celebrity Philanthropyby Elaine Jeffreys; Paul Allatson

    Intellect 2015; US$ 40.00

    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...

  • 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...