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  1. Nonprofits in Crisis
    Why do some countries have a vibrant nonprofit sector while others do not? Nonprofits in Crisis explores the theory of risk as a major mechanism through which economic development influences the nonprofit sector. Nuno S. Themudo... Learn More
    Published: 26th September 2013
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  2. Philanthropic Discourse in Anglo-American Literature, 1850-1920
    From the mid-19th century until the rise of the modern welfare state in the early 20th century, Anglo-American philanthropic giving gained an unprecedented measure of cultural authority as it changed in kind and degree. Civil... Learn More
    Published: 19th October 2017
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  3. The Doc and the Duchess
    George Henry Alexander Clowes was a pivotal figure in the development of the insulin program at the Eli Lilly Company. Through his leadership, scientists and clinicians at Lilly and the University of Toronto created a unique,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd February 2016
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  4. Julius Rosenwald
    In this richly revealing biography of a major, but little-known, American businessman and philanthropist, Peter M. Ascoli brings to life a portrait of Julius Rosenwald, the man and his work. The son of first-generation German... Learn More
    Published: 17th August 2015
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  5. Philanthropy for Health in China
    Drawing on the expertise of Chinese and Western academics and practitioners, the contributors to this volume aim to advance the understanding of philanthropy for health in China in the 20th century and to identify future challenges... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2014
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  6. Religion in Philanthropic Organizations
    Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional" philanthropy have had on how religious... Learn More
    Published: 26th September 2013
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  7. Almost Worthy
    In the 1880s, social reform leaders warned that the "unworthy" poor were taking charitable relief intended for the truly deserving. Armed with statistics and confused notions of evolution, these "scientific charity" reformers... Learn More
    Published: 17th December 2012
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  8. Edwin Rogers Embree
    One of the most influential philanthropists of the early 20th century, Edwin Rogers Embree was the scion of generations of abolitionists and integrationists. He ably served the Rockefeller Foundation and when Julius Rosenwald... Learn More
    Published: 18th March 2011
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  9. Religious Giving
    Religious Giving considers the connection between religion and giving within the Abrahamic traditions. Each contributor begins with the assumption that there is something inherently right or natural about the connection. But what... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2010
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  10. Wealth and the Will of God
    Wealth and the Will of God looks at some of the spiritual resources of the Christian tradition that can aid serious reflection on wealth and giving. Beginning with Aristotle—who is crucial for understanding later Christian thought—the... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2010
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  11. Giving Circles
    In the contemporary United States, third parties are being relied upon to deliver social services that were once chiefly the responsibility of government. Among the new philanthropic associations that have arisen in this environment... Learn More
    Published: 29th June 2009
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  12. Globalization, Philanthropy, and Civil Society
    The essays in this book reflect pioneering efforts to study the global movement of ideas and institutions. They deal with topics of significant contemporary importance: initiatives to address the AIDS epidemic in East Africa;... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 2009
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  13. Buying Respectability
    In 19th-century Leipzig, Toronto, New York, and Boston, a newly emergent group of industrialists and entrepreneurs entered into competition with older established elite groups for social recognition as well as cultural and political... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2009
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  14. Growing Civil Society
    Growing Civil Society investigates the role of voluntary action and nonprofit organization in contemporary America. Key to the book is the concept of "third space," which provides an important tool for the construction of civil... Learn More
    Published: 3rd September 2008
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  15. Mrs. Russell Sage
    This is the biography of a ruling-class woman who became a major American philanthropist. The wife of robber-baron Russell Sage (partner of Jay Gould) and in her husband's shadow for 37 years, Olivia Sage took on the mantle of... Learn More
    Published: 30th July 2008
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  16. Understanding Philanthropy
    Philanthropy has existed in various forms in all cultures and civilizations throughout history, yet most people know little about it and its distinctive place in our lives. Why does philanthropy exist? Why do people so often turn... Learn More
    Published: 26th March 2008
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