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A Good Investment?

Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

by Amy Brown

<DIV><P>Select students and teachers worked the room at a fundraising event for a New York City public high school Amy Brown calls College Preparatory Academy. It was their job to convince wealthy attendants that College Prep, with its largely ...

ISBN: 9781452945507

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A Mighty Purpose

How Jim Grant Sold the World on Saving Its Children

by Adam Fifield

<b>The inspiring story of how the iconoclastic humanitarian Jim Grant succeeded in saving the lives of tens of millions of children through his extraordinary ability to <b>win over </b>world leaders</b><br><b> </b><br>Nicholas Kristof hailed Jim

ISBN: 9781590516041

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All Hands

The Evolution of a Volunteer-Powered Disaster Response Organization

by David Campbell

<DIV>David Campbell's personal and professional life changed course in the wake of the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004. A chance remark to a friend about the tragedy led his companion to reveal that he had dined, just a week prior to ...

ISBN: 9781632990631

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American Philanthropy Abroad

by Merle Curti

This book tells for the first time, in rich detail, and without apologetics, what Americans have done, in the voluntary sector and often without official sanction, for human welfare in all parts of the world. Beneath the currently fashionable ...

ISBN: 9781351532471

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Americans in Tuscany: Charity, Compassion, and Belonging

by Trundle, Catherine

<p> Since the time of the Grand Tour, the Italian region of Tuscany has sustained a highly visible American and Anglo migrant community. Today American women continue to migrate there, many in order to marry Italian men. Confronted with ...

ISBN: 9781782383703

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Building a House in Heaven

Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt

by Mona Atia

<DIV><p><BR>Charity is an economic act. This premise underlies a societal transformation—the merging of religious and capitalist impulses that Mona Atia calls “pious neoliberalism.” Though the phenomenon spans religious lines, Atia makes the ...

ISBN: 9781452939834

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Celebrity Philanthropy

by Jeffreys, Elaine

There is no question that celebrities these days are some of the most prominent faces of philanthropic activity - yet their participation raises questions about efficacy, motivations, and activism overall. This book presents case studies of ...

ISBN: 9781783204830

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Claiming Agency: Reflecting on TrustAfrica¿s First Decade

by Mahomed, Halima

Claiming Agency. Reflecting on TrustAfrica?s First Decade takes an in-depth look at an African-led foundation that set out to do things differently. Founded in 2006, when solutions to Africa?s challenges were often developed outside its ...

ISBN: 9781779223029

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Corporate Community Involvement

The Definitive Guide to Maximizing Your Business' Societal Engagement

by Nick Lakin & Veronica Scheubel

<P>"We need to do Community Involvement better – we know we're spending millions each year on charitable causes; how can we find out what is really effective and what people will appreciate us for? Who should we partner with? How can we make a ...

ISBN: 9781351279024

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CSR: A Multidisciplinary CONCEPT

by Dr. Joji Valli

Increasing impact of the global corporations in all aspects of social life and in the environment has been the catalyst in the emergence of a new diversity of stakeholders demanding accountability about the impact of corporate activity in the ...

ISBN: 9783959267328

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CSR: A Rich Sustainable LEGACY

by Dr. Joji Valli

CSR is rooted in a strong philosophical foundation from West and East. The basic problem with individuals and corporate is that they lack the awareness of its philosophical basis, philosophical legitimacy and ethical responsibility.<br /> Every ...

ISBN: 9783959267359

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CSR: An Antidote for Selfishness

by Dr. Joji Valli

<p>Society gets contaminated with viruses of selfishness, self-interest, egoism, greed etc. It eventually hinders the perpetual growth and progress that affect everyone in the society. Such sick society gradually denies the basic human needs ...

ISBN: 9781311347329

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CSR: An Attitude of GRATITUDE

by Dr. Joji Valli

Life is the answer to life. Life is what happens between conception and death ? a journey that starts in the womb and ends at the tomb. In the meantime whatever happens is nothing but, what we call as life. But somehow we forget the attitude of ...

ISBN: 9783959267281

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CSR: Roots in PHILOSOPHY

by Dr. Joji Valli

Philosophy aims at individual liberation through cessation of pain and suffering. The world around what we see is full of miseries and suffering. Human life is a saga of suffering, pain and happiness. Although happiness is there when we take the

ISBN: 9783959267335

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CSR: Some Influential PHILOSOPHERS

by Dr. Joji Valli

No one is a born philosopher or everyone is born as a philosopher. We can look at it either way. Most of us use the philosophy or the so called reasoning mind for finding happiness of the self and come out with a selfishness philosophy to boost ...

ISBN: 9783959267342

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CSR: Towards a DEFINITION

by Dr. Joji Valli

What is CSR?<br /> Can there be a single definition possible?<br /> What is CSR anyway?<br /> Until, last few decades of twentieth century, there was no explicit mention of the term Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR anywhere, though it was ...

ISBN: 9783959267298

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Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Giving

Expanding the Circle of Giving

by Lilya Wagner

<p>A "one size fits all" strategy is not effective when it comes to philanthropy and fundraising in today's diversified environment. This book enables nonprofit leaders, board members, staff, and volunteers of nonprofit organizations to better ...

ISBN: 9781440840456

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Doing Good . . . Says Who?

Stories from Volunteers, Nonprofits, Donors, and Those They Want to Help

by Connie Newton & Fran Early

Doing Good. . . Says Who? explores the impact of good intentions from the inside. The authors conducted over 400 interviews and synthesized the lessons learned. The end result is that you are on the ground with volunteers, nonprofits, donors, ...

ISBN: 9781634137157

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Doing Public Good?

Private Actors, Evaluation, and Public Value

by R. Pablo Guerrero O.

This book examines the contributions of non-public organizations, such as foundations, philanthropies, charities, non-governmental organizations, private businesses, and entrepreneurs to public goods and services. Too often the impact of the ...

ISBN: 9781351521888

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Every Gift Matters

How Your Passion Can Change the World

by Carrie Morgridge & John Perry

<DIV>Charitable giving is on the rise in America. Despite the lingering effects of the economic downturn, Americans continue to give generously of their time, talent, and money – more than $335 billion in 2013, a 4.4% increase from 2011. What’s ...

ISBN: 9781626341838

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