Books in category Social Science – Philanthropy & Charity

  • 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 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.

  • The Culture of Giving

    The Culture of Giving
    Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos

    Merging historical research with insights drawn from theories of gift-giving, the book analyses practices of informal support within varied social networks, associations and groups over the entire period.

  • Successful Philanthropy

    Successful Philanthropy
    Jean Shafiroff

    Successful Philanthropy invites you to explore the many ways that you can find fulfillment through a lifetime of philanthropic giving. From the Hardcover edition.

  • Knitting for Good

    Knitting for Good!
    Betsy Greer

    Every time we knit, we have the opportunity to create positive change in ourselves, our community, and in the world. That’s Betsy Greer’s fervent belief, and in this book she shows us how.

  • Globalization Philanthropy and Civil Society

    Globalization, Philanthropy, and Civil Society
    David C. Hammack, Steven Heydemann

    How philanthropic organizations carry out their missions abroad

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