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- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
American philanthropy today expands knowledge, champions social movements, defines active citizenship, influences policymaking, and addresses humanitarian crises. How did philanthropy become such a powerful and integral force in American society? Philanthropy in America is the first book to explore in depth the twentieth-century growth of this unique... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 15.07
Running a charity is a unique and exciting challenge. All you need is drive, passion - and this book. Teach Yourself: Running a Charity is the complete practical guide for anyone who is involved with setting up or running a charity. So whether you are a worker or colunteer in the third sector, a charity trustee, or are considering starting a charity... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2013; Not Available
A new life running a high country sheep station in New Zealand. Christine Fernyhough is well known as a leading Auckland philanthropist, having set up Books in Homes and then the Gifted Kids Programme for high achieving children in low decile schools. In 2003 she was a recent widow when she spied an advertisement for the sale of the legendary... more...