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  • Välfärdsinsatser på religiös grund : förväntningar och problem

    Välfärdsinsatser på religiös grund : förväntningar och problem
    av Olav Helge Angell, Paula Blomqvist, Anders Bäckström, Eva Jeppsson Grassman, Miriam Hollmer, Annette Leis-Peters, Stig Linde, Anna Mankell, Filip Wijkström, Ulrika Winblad

    Danskt band - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789175807058

    Denna antologi bygger på resultat från en befolkningsundersökning om attityder till Svenska kyrkan (och religiösa organisationer) som alternativa välfärdsutförare. Antologin innebär en väsentlig breddning och fördjupning kring en av Sveriges mest ko…

  • Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754661085

    Historically, European churches have played a large part in the provision of welfare. Responsibility, however, has gradually shifted to the state - a shift that forms an integral part of the process of secularization and one that has been readily ac…

  • Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754661078

    Historically, European churches have played a large part in the provision of welfare. Responsibility, however, has gradually shifted to the state - a shift that forms an integral part of the process of secularization and one that has been readily ac…

  • Humanitarianism in the Modern World

    Humanitarianism in the Modern World
    av Norbert Goetz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108493529

    This is an innovative new history of famine relief and humanitarianism. The authors apply a moral economy approach to shed new light on the forces and ideas that motivated and shaped humanitarian aid during the Great Irish Famine, the famine of 1921…

  • No Such Thing as a Free Gift

    No Such Thing as a Free Gift
    av Linsey McGoey

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784780838

    Nearly half of the 75,000 private foundations in the United States were created in the past 10 years. About 5,000 more US philanthropic foundations are set up each year. The amount of money placed in philanthropic trusts helps to make the charitable…

  • No Such Thing as a Free Gift

    No Such Thing as a Free Gift
    av Linsey McGoey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784786236

    The charitable sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the global economy. Nearly half of the more than 85,000 private foundations in the United States have come into being since the year 2000. Just under 5,000 more were established in 20…

  • Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

    Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815393276

    This comprehensive text provides the latest research on key concepts, principles and practices for promoting healthy and sustainable food systems.There are increasing concerns about the impact of food systems on environmental sustainability and, in…

  • Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

    Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815393269

    This comprehensive text provides the latest research on key concepts, principles and practices for promoting healthy and sustainable food systems.There are increasing concerns about the impact of food systems on environmental sustainability and, in…

  • Taking Philanthropy Seriously

    Taking Philanthropy Seriously

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218605

    Many acts of charitable giving fail in their stated goals and some are actually harmful. In Taking Philanthropy Seriously, the authors explain why this state of affairs exists. They outline solutions, ranging from those that equip philanthropists to…

  • Heaven's Kitchen

    Heaven's Kitchen
    av Courtney Bender

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226042824

    How do people practice religion in their everyday lives? How do our daily encounters with people who hold different religious beliefs shape the way we understand our own moral and spiritual selves? In Heaven's Kitchen, Courtney Bender takes a highly…

  • Buying Respectability

    Buying Respectability
    av Thomas Adam

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253352743

    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 leadership. The…

  • Arbetsintegrerande sociala företag - - organisation, ledarskap och delaktighet

    Arbetsintegrerande sociala företag - - organisation, ledarskap och delaktighet
    av Ulla-Carin Hedin, Urban Herlitz, Jari Kuosmanen, Eva Laurelii

    Häftad - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789144105970

    På 2000-talet har en ny företagsform etablerat sig i Sverige, arbetsintegrerande sociala företag. I dag finns över 300 sådana företag i landet. De flesta är små företag med 10–20 medarbetare. De har både sociala och ekonomiska mål, driver affä…

  • The Humanitarians

    The Humanitarians
    av David P. Forsythe

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521612814

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) coordinates the world's largest private relief system for conflict situations. Its staff operates throughout the world, and in recent years the ICRC has mounted large operations in the Balkans and…

  • The Humanitarians

    The Humanitarians
    av David P. Forsythe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521848282

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) coordinates the world's largest private relief system for conflict situations. Its staff operates throughout the world, and in recent years the ICRC has mounted large operations in the Balkans and…

  • Himmelstormeren

    Himmelstormeren
    av Cecilie Enger, Cecilie Enger

    Pocket - 2008 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788205386549

    Hvem var Ellisif Wessel? Med utgangspunkt i dette spørsmålet har Cecilie Enger skrevet romanen om et helt spesielt liv. Ellisif Wessel ble født i 1866 og hadde alle muligheter til å leve et behagelig og beskyttet overklasseliv. I stedet stupte hun r…

  • Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself

    Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself
    av Eileen Rockefeller

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142181379

    A pioneering philanthropist and daughter of American royalty reveals what it was like to grow up in one of the world's most famous families. The great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, Eileen Rockefeller learned in childhood that while wealth an…

  • Above the Fray

    Above the Fray
    av Shai M Dromi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226680248

    From Lake Chad to Iraq, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) provide relief around the globe, and their scope is growing every year. Policymakers and activists often assume that humanitarian aid is best provided by these organizations, which are gen…

  • Above the Fray

    Above the Fray
    av Shai M Dromi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226680101

    From Lake Chad to Iraq, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) provide relief around the globe, and their scope is growing every year. Policymakers and activists often assume that humanitarian aid is best provided by these organizations, which are gen…

  • Saving Lives and Staying Alive

    Saving Lives and Staying Alive

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849046510

    Much like the large commercial companies, most humanitarian aid organisations now have departments specifically dedicated to protecting the security of their personnel and assets. The management of humanitarian security has gradually become the busi…

  • Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine

    Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine
    av Jasper Becker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805056686

    Exposes the horrible result of Mao's attempted utopian engineering in China between 1958 and 1962, uncovering a bloody trail of terror, cannibalism, torture, and murder

  • Underwriting Democracy

    Underwriting Democracy
    av George Soros

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586482275

    George Soros has done more for open societies than any other private citizen in the world. In Underwriting Democracy he describes his experiences helping to bring about democratic change in Eastern Europe,experiences that are especially relevant now…

  • Culture, Transnationalism, and Civil Society

    Culture, Transnationalism, and Civil Society
    av Paul Kaiser

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275955281

    Focusing on the growing transnational community of Ismailis (Muslim Shi'a followers of the Aga Khan), this study analyzes the transnational and cultural characteristics of the Ismaili social service network in the context of state/society relations.…

  • Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain

    Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain
    av Frank Prochaska

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199287925

    Few subjects bring out so well the differences between ourselves and our ancestors as the history of Christian charity. In an increasingly mobile and materialist world, in which culture has grown more national, indeed global, we no longer relate to…

  • Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain

    Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain
    av Frank Prochaska

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199539796

    Few subjects bring out so well the differences between ourselves and our ancestors as the history of Christian charity. In an increasingly mobile and materialist world, in which culture has grown more national, indeed global, we no longer relate to…

  • Looking Good and Doing Good

    Looking Good and Doing Good
    av Jerome L. Himmelstein

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253211033

    "Highly recommended!" -New Directions in Philanthropy ". . . clearly written, well-structured, and amply documented . . . Himmelstein's study vividly portrays the complicated, contradictory relationship of corporate philanthropy to the corporation .…

  • The Charitable Appeals Fact Book: How Black and White Americans Respond to Different Types of Fund-Raising Efforts

    The Charitable Appeals Fact Book: How Black and White Americans Respond to Different Types of Fund-Raising Efforts
    av Emmett D. Carson

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780941410847

  • American Empress

    American Empress
    av Nancy Rubin Stuart

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780595301461

    American Empress is a sweeping history of the dramatic life of heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, daughter of breakfast-cereal magnate C. W. Post. As a young girl growing up in the Midwest, Marjorie Post helped glue cereal boxes in her father's bar…

  • H.R.H.

    H.R.H.
    av Danielle Steel

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780552151825

    The conflict between the old world and the new...between responsibility and freedom...between duty and love... Princess Christianna, happier in jeans and a sweatshirt than in the formal life of European royalty, leaves university to travel to East A…

  • Religion in Philanthropic Organizations

    Religion in Philanthropic Organizations

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009951

    Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional, scientific, nonsectarian" philanthropy have had on how reli…

  • The Limits of Voluntarism

    The Limits of Voluntarism
    av Andrew J. F. Morris

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521889575

    The Depression and the New Deal forced charities into a new relationship with public welfare. After opposing public 'relief' for a generation, charities embraced it in the 1930s as a means to save a crippled voluntary sector from collapse. Welfare w…

  • For the Love of God

    For the Love of God

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493070

    Local faith-based NGOs (FBOs) are a major force in international development. Almost all religious traditions call followers to charity and non-profits are often the perfect vehicles for such work. FBOs are seen as having long-term commitments to lo…

  • For the Love of God

    For the Love of God

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781565493087

    Local faith-based NGOs (FBOs) are a major force in international development. Almost all religious traditions call followers to charity and non-profits are often the perfect vehicles for such work. FBOs are seen as having long-term commitments to lo…

  • Agriculture and Food in Crisis

    Agriculture and Food in Crisis
    av Fred Magdoff

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583672273

    The failures of "free-market" capitalism are perhaps nowhere more evident than in the production and distribution of food. Although modern human societies have attained unprecedented levels of wealth, a significant amount of the world's population c…

  • Daughters of the Declaration

    Daughters of the Declaration
    av Claire Gaudiani

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610390316

    America's founding fathers established an idealistic framework for a bold experiment in democratic governance. The new nation would be built on the belief that all men are created equal, and are endowed...with a right to life, liberty, and the pursu…

  • Helping Others, Helping Ourselves

    Helping Others, Helping Ourselves

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873387118

    Individuals and communities have historically reinforced values and shaped society in ways that best fit their own objectives. This study re-evaluates the interaction between religious, ethnic-, racial-, gender-, and class-based values and ideals an…

  • The Foundation

    The Foundation
    av Joel Fleishman

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586487027

    Private foundations have been the dynamo of social change since their invention at the beginning of the last century. Yet just over 10 percent of the public knows they even exist and for those who are aware of them, as well as even those who seek gr…

  • Hunger in the Balance

    Hunger in the Balance
    av Jennifer Clapp

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801450396

    Food aid has become a contentious issue in recent decades, with sharp disagreements over genetically modified crops, agricultural subsidies, and ways of guaranteeing food security in the face of successive global food crises. In Hunger in the Balanc…

  • Faith-Based Organizations

    Faith-Based Organizations
    av Ben Canada, David M. Ackerman, Ben Canada

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590337080

    Although enacted into law in four previous statutes, charitable choice has been the subject of persistent controversy; and President Bush's initiative in the 107th Congress led the controversy to become highly visible. The primary concerns have been…

  • A Billion Bootstraps: Microcredit, Barefoot Banking, and The Business Solution for Ending Poverty

    A Billion Bootstraps: Microcredit, Barefoot Banking, and The Business Solution for Ending Poverty
    av Philip Smith

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780071489973

    A bold manifesto by two business leaders, A Billion Bootstraps shows why microcredit is the world's most powerful poverty-fighting movement-and an unbeatable investment for your charitable donations.A Billion Bootstraps unearths the roots of the mic…

  • Charity in Islamic Societies

    Charity in Islamic Societies
    av Amy Singer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521529129

    Muslim beliefs have inspired charitable giving for over fourteen centuries, yet Islamic history has rarely been examined from this perspective. In Charity in Islamic Societies, Amy Singer explains the basic concepts and institutions of Muslim charit…

  • Charity in Islamic Societies

    Charity in Islamic Societies
    av Amy Singer

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521821643

    Muslim beliefs have inspired charitable giving for over fourteen centuries, yet Islamic history has rarely been examined from this perspective. In Charity in Islamic Societies, Amy Singer explains the basic concepts and institutions of Muslim charit…

  • Fred Crawford and Fifty Golden Years of Philanthropy

    Fred Crawford and Fifty Golden Years of Philanthropy
    av James, C. Hardie

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781420827163

    During the "Fifty Golden Years" in which Mr. Hardie advised more than 200 non-profits relative to fundraising, the techniques he developed were intertwined with volunteer leaders, such as Fred Crawford, and were vital to his success and the success…

  • Sweet Charity

    Sweet Charity

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415138017

    The world of UK charities has been transformed. Gone are the days when charities gained the majority of their money from rattled tins. Fundraising is a sophisticated art and charities often manage multi-million pound contracts to provide services. T…

  • Sweet Charity

    Sweet Charity

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415138000

    The world of UK charities has been transformed. Gone are the days when charities gained the majority of their money from rattled tins. Fundraising is a sophisticated art and charities often manage multi-million pound contracts to provide services. T…

  • Credible Signs of Christ Alive

    Credible Signs of Christ Alive
    av John P. Hogan

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742531666

    This accessible and stirring book not only introduces readers to the work of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the domestic antipoverty and social justice program sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, but a…

  • Credible Signs of Christ Alive

    Credible Signs of Christ Alive
    av John P. Hogan

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780742531673

    This accessible and stirring book not only introduces readers to the work of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the domestic antipoverty and social justice program sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, but a…

  • Staging Philanthropy

    Staging Philanthropy
    av Jean H. Quataert

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780472111718

    Staging Philanthropy is a history of women's philanthropic associations during Germany's "long" nineteenth century. Challenged by the French Revolution and the Napoleonic occupation and war, dynastic groups in Germany made community welfare and its…

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power
    av Adam Moe Fejerskov

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138306851

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about its abili…

  • A Passion for Giving

    A Passion for Giving
    av Peter Klein

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118023877

    Praise for A Passion for Giving "Klein and Berrie have produced a great book that manages to make complex issues simple. It blends with grace and craft the deep with the practical and the concrete with the philosophical. It is a precious tool for bo…

  • Community Service

    Community Service
    av Howard Radest

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275941864

    Radest reviews the history and present practice of community service in the United States. While appreciative of the genuine contributions of community service programs to the development of schools and society, the author believes that hidden behin…

  • The Law of Charities

    The Law of Charities
    av Peter Luxton

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198267836

    In the last decade, the Charities Acts 1992 and 1993, the emergence of 'the contract culture', and the changing role of the Charity Commissioner, have all contributed to the growing importance of charity law to the practitioner. The Trustee Bill 200…

  • Paved with Good Intentions

    Paved with Good Intentions

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275981570

    Following disastrous floods in 1995, North Korea appealed to the international community for assistance. An unprecedented number of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) responded, bringing humanitarian assistance and reflief. With their arrival came…

  • Reimagining Leadership in Jewish Organizations

    Reimagining Leadership in Jewish Organizations
    av Karyn D. Kedar

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580234924

    For over one hundred years, the American Jewish community has built a remarkable network of institutions to help manage fundraising, education and social welfare initiatives. Virtually every one of these organizations is currently preoccupied with i…

  • Museums and Source Communities

    Museums and Source Communities

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415280525

    This volume combines some of the most influential published research in this emerging field with newly commissioned essays on the issues, problems and lessons involved in collaborating museums and source communities.Focusing on museums in the UK, No…

  • Roots of Civic Identity

    Roots of Civic Identity

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521622837

    Miranda Yates and James Youniss have brought together an international collection of essays that describe the state of community participation among the world’s youth. Authors from around the globe use fresh empirical data to present portraits…

  • Roots of Civic Identity

    Roots of Civic Identity

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521028400

    Miranda Yates and James Youniss have brought together an international collection of essays that describe the state of community participation among the world's youth. Authors from around the globe use empirical data to present portraits of youth co…

  • Loving Our Neighbor

    Loving Our Neighbor
    av Beth Lindsay Templeton

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780595717125

  • Loving Our Neighbor

    Loving Our Neighbor
    av Beth Lindsay Templeton

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780595482764

  • In the Shadow of Just Wars

    In the Shadow of Just Wars
    av Medecins Sans Frontieres

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781850657378

    While military intervention in Iraq was being planned, humanitarian organizations were offered US government funds to join the Coalition and operate under the umbrella of "Operation Iraqi Freedom". In Kosavo, Timor, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan, NGO…

  • Cases of Problematic Communication from College Students

    Cases of Problematic Communication from College Students
    av Xin-An Lu

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780595305681

  • Philanthroparties!: A Party-Planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back

    Philanthroparties!: A Party-Planning Guide for Kids Who Want to Give Back
    av Lulu Cerone

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781582705873

    Why just party when you can party with a purpose? Seventeen-year-old Lulu Cerone shows teens how to bring social activism into their daily lives--and have fun while doing it--with this colorful DIY party planning guide perfect for every socially con…

  • Black Food Geographies

    Black Food Geographies
    av Ashante M. Reese

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469651507

    In this book, Ashante M. Reese makes clear the structural forces that determine food access in urban areas, highlighting Black residents' navigation of and resistance to unequal food distribution systems. Linking these local food issues to the natio…

  • Black Food Geographies

    Black Food Geographies
    av Ashante M. Reese

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469651491

    In this book, Ashante M. Reese makes clear the structural forces that determine food access in urban areas, highlighting Black residents' navigation of and resistance to unequal food distribution systems. Linking these local food issues to the natio…