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  • Notes from Canada's Young Activistsby Severn Cullis-Suzuki; Kris Frederickson; Cynthia MacKenzie; Ahmed Kayssi; Samantha Nutt; Daniel Aldana Cohen

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 17.99

    In this compilation, young citizens describe the moments they were inspired to pursue their passions to improve their world. Their methods and causes are diverse, and their stories highlight their innovative ways of identifying and addressing problems in society. The achievements here are impressive, from Craig Kielburger’s founding of Free the Children... 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...

  • Auch Junkies haben Würdeby Hans-Peter Schreiber; Esther Keller

    Verlag Johannes Petri 2016; US$ 21.99

    Im Spannungsfeld zwischen Gesetz und ethischer Überzeugung. Alles begann mit einer revolutionären Bewegung: Eine Gruppe engagierter Basler Bürger leistete entschieden Widerstand gegen die repressive Drogenpolitik der siebziger und achtziger Jahre. Es folgten Meilensteine im Umgang mit Sucht: 1972 gründeten sie die erste Wohngemeinschaft für drogenabhängige... more...

  • Sociology of Sanitationby B. K. Nagla

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 72.99

    Waste Management: Sanitation by way of disposal of excreta in the rural areas and collection, segregation and disposal of solid waste in the urban areas still continues to remain a formidable challenge, more so because the interventions of the governmental agencies fall far short of the required dimensions. So are the supplemental efforts of the civil... more...

  • Sociology and Sanitationby Ashish Saxena

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 99.99

    Exclusion from safe water and basic sanitation destroys more lives than any casualty. As an 'instrumental' exclusion it reinforces the deep inequalities in life chances and life styles that divide countries and people on the basis of spatial, wealth, gender, caste and other markers for deprivation. The works emphasizes that the idea of sanitation is... more...

  • Sociology of Sanitationby Mohammad Akram

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 52.99

    The book Sociology of Sanitation delineates the conceptual and theoretical formulations necessary for the study of sanitation. It develops some postulates that lead us to the various visible and invisible dimensions of sanitation. It uses data provided by various national and global agencies and presents a paradigm for Sociology of Sanitation. It examines... more...

  • Sociology of Sanitationby Richard Pais

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 59.99

    For any social and economic development, adequate sanitation in conjunction with good hygiene and safe water are essential to good health. A lack of sanitation and hygiene contributes to arrange of health and environmental problems. The resulting sickness causes suffering, and loss of opportunities to earn a living or gain an education. Though the... more...

  • Asymmetric Engagementby Joe Larragy

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    Focuses on one of the most innovative aspects of Irish social partnership, the Community and Voluntary Pillar. It is the most thorough account of the dynamics of the Pillar to date and tackles the weaknesses in existing perspectives more...

  • NGOs in India: A Cross-Sectional Studyby R. Sooryamoorthy; K. Gangrade

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 127.00

    Focusing on NGOs that work in the areas of rural development, women, and children, the authors' goal is to shed light on the contributions of the sector in the spheres of social welfare, empowerment, service, and rural development. In addition, the problems and difficulties experienced by NGOs are analyzed and explained. This important new book traces... more...

  • Aristocracy, Temperance and Social Reformby Olwen Niessen

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    Lady Isabella (Isabel) Caroline Somerset embodied social reform in the nineteenth century. The failure of her traumatic marriage to Lord Henry Charles Somerset after revelation of his homosexual affairs and ensuing child-custody battle provide background to her metamorphosis from an aristocratic socialite into a temperance activist, social reformer... more...