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  • 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...

  • Charitable Giving and Tax Policyby Gabrielle Fack; Camille Landais

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99

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