Books in category Social Science – Volunteer Work

  • Me to We

    Me to We
    Craig Kielburger, Marc Kielburger

    You may not find the person of your dreams, but you will help people young and old go beyond their's. This book will open your eyes and change the way you look at life.

  • How to organize a day of giving in your community or a community in need

    How to organize a day of giving in your community or a community in need
    Christine Rankins

    This is by National Alliance to End Homelessness.Tents cities highlights are the new realities as recession wears on after foreclosures force families from their homes, March 26, 2009, because homeless shelters are filled and some of them …

  • Second Line Rescue

    Second Line Rescue
    Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, Carl Lindahl

    All of the stories, whether from the "outside" or "inside" responders, reveal a shared history of close-knit community bonds, survival skills sharpened by hard times, and what went right in the aftermath of Katrina and Rita–in spite of all …

  • Serving Country and Community

    Serving Country and Community
    Peter Frumkin, JoAnn Jastrzab

    Frumkin and Jastrzab make important recommendations on how to improve the programs and resolve some of the political and administrative issues which have plagued these initiatives in the past two decades."ùJames Youniss, Catholic …

  • 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.

  • Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State

    Voluntary Sector Organizations and the State
    Rachel Laforest

    Rachel Laforest shows how members of voluntary organizations have struggled for a stronger voice in policy making and redefined their relationship to the federal government through key collaborations.

  • Neoliberalism Development and Aid Volunteering

    Neoliberalism, Development, and Aid Volunteering
    Nichole Georgeou

    This work comes at an important time of global crisis and change, where the world is ravaged by natural disasters, wars and poverty.

  • 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.

  • Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria 1900 1960

    Igbo Women and Economic Transformation in Southeastern Nigeria, 1900-1960
    Gloria Chuku

    This study analyzes the complexity and flexibility of gender relations in Igbo society, with emphasis on such major cultural zones as the Anioma, the Ngwa, the Onitsha, the Nsukka, and the Aro.

  • In a Rocket Made of Ice

    In a Rocket Made of Ice
    Gail Gutradt

    Begun with just fifty dollars in the pocket of Wayne Dale Matthysse, a former Marine Corps medic in Vietnam, Wat Opot, a temple complex nestled among Cambodia’s verdant rice paddies, was once a haunted scrubland that became a place of …

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