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A Dictionary of Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Third Sector (Hardback)
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A Dictionary of Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Third Sector (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 24/02/2005
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This guide to civil society provides a quick and easy reference to the key people, concepts and organizations of the third sector. It contains approximately 300 up-to-date entries including all terms and concepts associated with civil society, as well as regional information. Key features of the dictionary include:

* definitions of concepts and terms surrounding civil society
* details on specific regions important in the history of civil society, such as India, the CIS and the USA
* profiles of the key personalities and organizations involved in the third sector
* includes information on how the sector operates (e.g. Fair Trade, grassroots organizations and exit strategies)
* provides information that would otherwise require many volumes to locate.

Key terms include: Citizenship, Social Captial, Rule of Law, Nonprofit Management, Corporate Responsibilities and Social Origins Theory.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781857431667
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 626 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Definitions are specific and economic entries are comprehensible... Several bold cross-references in nearly every entry lead the user to additional information... The information is accurate and current... It will be useful for academic, special, and large public libraries as well as third-sector organizations."
-"Booklist/RBB, October 15, 2005
"A helpful introduction describes the growing role and importance of philanthropic and nonprofit organizations in the 21st-century global society... All entries are up-to-date and well written... This resources has no real competitor, and it will benefit anyone who has ever been confused about the differences (and similarities) between nonprofit organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), charities, and related entities... It belongs in all philanthropy and grantsmanship reference collections... Highly recommended."
-"Choice, March 2006

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