Books in category Social Science – Philanthropy & Charity

  • The Foundation Administrator

    The Foundation Administrator
    Arnold John Zurcher, Jane Dustan

    This book offers a systematic study of those individuals who derive their livelihood and professional satisfactions from foundation employment above a clerical level.

  • 1 800 Miles

    1,800 Miles
    Joshua Daniel Phillips

    “We must be actively against instead of passively for sexual violence.” – 1,800 Miles Sexual violence is a cultural issue that will not go away just because we ignore it.

  • Understanding Philanthropy

    Understanding Philanthropy
    Robert L. Payton, Michael P. Moody

    Weaving together accessible theoretical explanations with fascinating examples of philanthropic action, this book advances key scholarly debates about philanthropy and offers practitioners a way of explaining the rationale for their …

  • However Long the Night

    However Long the Night
    Aimee Molloy

    This book is a testament to the fact that the connections between women can lead to a better world.

  • The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life

    The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life
    Pam Grout

    From building houses in Appalachia to saving sea turtles in Costa Rica to teaching English in Thailand, this book is a rich resource of ways to use your skills to help out the world and reap some lasting benefits yourself.

  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie
    James Mackay

    Set against the contrasting backdrops of radical Scotland and America during the most turbulent phase of its development, Little Boss is the definitive story of one of the world’s greatest captains of industry.

  • The Generosity Network

    The Generosity Network
    Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker, Karl Weber

    The Generosity Network is the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause.

  • Inventing the Nonprofit Sector and Other Essays on Philanthropy Voluntarism and Nonprofit Organizations

    “Inventing the Nonprofit Sector” and Other Essays on Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Nonprofit Organizations
    Peter Dobkin Hall

    Philanthropy and voluntarism are among the most familiar and least understood of American institutions. Here cultural historian Peter Dobkin Hall describes and analyzes the development of America's fastest growing institutional sector.

  • We Make a Life by What We Give

    We Make a Life by What We Give
    Richard B. Gunderman

    A nuanced and comprehensive view of Royce and his role in American pragmatism

  • Handbook of the Economics of Giving Altruism and Reciprocity

    Handbook of the Economics of Giving, Altruism and Reciprocity
    Serge-Christophe Kolm, Jean Mercier Ythier

    The Handbook on the Economics of Giving, Reciprocity and Altruism provides a comprehensive set of reviews of literature on the economics of nonmarket voluntary transfers.

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