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The Routledge Companion to Philanthropy

Edited by: Tobias Jung , Susan D. Phillips , Jenny Harrow

Print publication date:  May  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9780415783255
eBook ISBN: 9781315740324
Adobe ISBN: 9781317579717

10.4324/9781315740324
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Philanthropy – the use of private resources for public purposes – is undergoing a transformation, both in practice and as an emerging field of study.

Expectations of what philanthropy can achieve have risen significantly in recent years, reflecting a substantial, but uneven, increase in global wealth and the rolling back of state services in anticipation that philanthropy will fill the void. In addition to this, experiments with entrepreneurial and venture philanthropy are producing novel intersections of the public, non-profit and private spheres, accompanied by new kinds of partnerships and hybrid organisational forms. The Routledge Companion to Philanthropy examines these changes and other challenges that philanthropists and philanthropic organisations face.

With contributions from an international team of leading contemporary thinkers on philanthropy, this Companion provides an introduction to, and critical exploration of, philanthropy; discussing current theories, research and the diverse professional practices within the field from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. The Routledge Companion to Philanthropy is a rich and valuable resource for students, researchers, practitioners and policymakers working in or interested in philanthropy.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Vignette: The Roots and Impulses for Philanthropy (G)Local philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  3:  The multi-layered history of Western philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Approaching philanthropy from a social theory perspective Download PDF
Chapter  5:  What motivates people to give their own private resources for the public good? Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Women and philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Charity communications Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Vignette: The Geographies and Scales of Philanthropy Philanthropy in India Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Regional differences in philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Philanthropy at the community level Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Indigenous philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The globalization of philanthropyTrends and channels of giving Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The role of philanthropy in disaster relief Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Vignette: The intersections of philanthropy and public policy Muddy waters Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The evolving state relationship Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Public policy for philanthropyCatching the wave or creating a backwater? Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Minding the pennies Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The fiscal treatment of philanthropy from a comparative perspective Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Philanthropy in Asia Download PDF
Chapter  20:  The darker side of philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Vignette: The Institutions and Expressions of Philanthropy Philanthropy as boundary spanning Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Private and family foundations Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Community foundations Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Hybridity and philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Entrepreneurial philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Venture philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Financialization of philanthropy Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The contested terrain of corporate philanthropy and social responsibility Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Vignette: The Management of Philanthropy Parents and children together Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Good governance in philanthropy and nonprofits Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Achieving philanthropic mission Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The current landscape of fundraising practice Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Wiring a new social economy Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Building the market for impact Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Measuring impact and recognizing success Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Accountability in 4-D Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Vignette: Conclusion: The Future for Philanthropy Research and Practice Reflections from a life as a philanthropist Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Concluding thoughts Download PDF
Foreword Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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