Author: Matthew Bishop
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781608192434
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In Philanthrocapitalism, Matthew Bishop and Michael Green examine this new movement and its implications.

Just Another Emperor

Author: Michael Edwards
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The website for the book includes the downloadable version, and links to active online discussions around the book and the theme of philanthrocapitalism.

Age Of Icons

Author: Gavin Fridell
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442612037
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This volume assesses the growing role of popular icons in the construction of a culture that appears to incorporate a critical attitude towards the capitalist experience while, in fact, legitimizing the neoliberal character of the modern ...

Doing Good Or Doing Better

Author: Monique Kremer
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089641076
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'philanthrocapitalism'. is. not. the. answer: private. initiatives. and. international.
development. Michael Edwards The rise of 'private initiatives' – by ngos,
philanthropic foundations and other civil society groups – has been one of the
most striking features of foreign aid over the last ten years, yet (especially in
regard to philanthropy) it remains poorly understood and inadequately debated.
At a conservative estimate, private aid flows already amount to over $ 25 billion a
year, and the ...

The Post Political And Its Discontents Spaces Of Depoliticization Spectres Of Radical Politics

Author: Erik Swyngedouw
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748682988
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5 The Jouissance of Philanthrocapitalism: Enjoyment as a Post-Political Factor
Japhy Wilson What is needed is a new 'social contract' between the rich and
everyone else . . . For the rich, there should be a clear set of rules, so that they
know what they must do in order to win society's acceptance. Call this the 'Good
Billionaire Guide'. For everyone else, there should be a clear understanding of
how society will behave towards the rich if they abide by these rules . . . A truly
fair social ...

Lectures B2 Collins Academic Skills

Author: Fiona Aish
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008101817
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Bill Gates and philanthrocapitalism Preparation1 You are going to listen to a
lecture entitled 'Bill Gates and Philanthrocapitalism'. Which of the following steps
do you think will be usefulto prepare for the lecture? Tick the steps you think
might be useful. 1 Readsomebusiness magazines. ☐ 2 Find a definition of
philanthrocapitalism. ☐ 3 Read some biographical information about Bill Gates. ☐
4 Findsomebackground information on philanthrocapitalism. ☐ 5 Reada book
about Bill Gates ...

Entrepreneurship People And Organisations

Author: Robert Blackburn
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1783478772
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The purpose of this chapter is to address the unique phenomena that
characterize the notion of social entrepreneurship. The chapter highlights the
ways in which extreme poverty in the world can be exterminated by using market-
based methods called philanthrocapitalism and also illustrates the challenges of
the self-help model of venture creation. Using a case study method, the chapter
identifies a powerful social entrepreneurial presence closely directing ways of
ending extreme ...

Small Change Why Business Won T Save The World Large Print 16pt

Author: Michael Edwards
ISBN: 1459626427
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[5] There are philanthrocapitalists outside the United States, too, like Carlos Slim,
the owner of most of the Mexican economy; Nandan Nilekani, of Infosys in India;
and Shi Zhengrong, of Suntech Power in China, who are all “hyper-agents,”
according to Bishop and Green, smashing through the barriers that have
obstructed previous efforts to solve global problems. In this book, I won't be
focusing on non-U.S. examples like these because so little rigorous information is
available on their ...

Strategic Fund Development

Author: Simone P. Joyaux
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118062272
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In sum, philanthrocapitalism claims that the “traditional ways of solving social
problems do not work,so business thinking andmarket forcesshould be
addedtothe mix.”19 Or,inother words, “business thinking and market methods will
save the world.”20 (Andmake alotof money foralimited number of people, too!)
Now, that's where Igetstuck,andso does Edwards: the excessive admirationfor
business thinking and market methods.Let's see....Would that be General Motors'
almostbankruptcy ...