Philanthropy In Democratic Societies

Author: Rob Reich
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022633578X
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We tend to think of philanthropy as unequivocally good, but as the contributors to this book show, philanthropy is also an exercise of power. And like all forms of power, especially in a democratic society, it deserves scrutiny.

Understanding Philanthropy

Author: Robert L. Payton
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253000130
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LAIS chapter provides the final piece of our explanation of why philanthropy
exists and, moreover, why it should exist. It describes a vital role of philanthropy
in society and considers how to ensure the persistence ofthat role in the future.
The first half discusses how philanthropy is essential to a free, open, and
democratic society. The second halflooks to the future and considers the need to
be good stewards of the tradition of philanthropy and to pass it on through
expanded education ...

Democracy And Public Administration

Author: Richard C. Box
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765618153
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This introductory text links the practice of public administration to the core concepts of American democracy.

Giving Circles

Author: Angela M. Eikenberry
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253220858
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Gauging the impact of grassroots philanthropy

Civil Society

Author: Brian O'Connell
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9780874519259
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A guide for what citizen leaders and teachers must do to ensure that our democracy will last another century.

Legitimacy Of Philanthropic Foundations

Author: Stefan Toepler
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610444612
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The Legitimacy of Philanthropic Foundations places foundations in a broad social and historical context, improving our understanding of one of society’s most influential—and least understood—organizational forms.

Philanthropic Foundations

Author: Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253112941
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Democratic. Governance. The. Historical. Development. of. Trusteeship. in.
America,. 1636-1996. Peter Dobkin Hall 1 HE CENTRAL PARADOX OF
American life is the coexistent ideals of political equality enshrined in our
institutions of law and ... of Continental officers, sparked an intense national
outcry against "self-created societies" as engines of monarchical and aristocratic
scheming.4 In the 1790s, the formation of "democratic societies" by Jefferson's
followers provoked a similar ...

Creative Philanthropy

Author: Helmut K. Anheier
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134197640
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Foundations have enormous potential toaddto the problem solving capacity
ofmodern democratic societies. This potential is currently largely unfulfilled due to
a lowkey malaise affectingthe foundation sector.This malaise is not about
moneyin the sense thatlimited philanthropic resources keep foundations from
achieving greater impact. Nor is it about mandatory payoutrates andother hotly
debated technical issues of how muchof their assets foundations should be
required to donateto ...