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Reclaiming the American Dream: The Role of Private Individuals and Voluntary Associations

Reclaiming the American Dream: The Role of Private Individuals and Voluntary Associations

1st Edition

Richard C. Cornuelle
January 30, 1993

This book was the first to sketch the full dimensions of the nation's voluntary sector, give it a name (the independent sector), explain its unfamiliar metabolism, and imagine its enormous unused potential for defining the central problems of an industrial society accurately and acting on them...

Corporation Giving

Corporation Giving

1st Edition

F. Emerson Andrews
December 31, 1992

Giving for the benefit of others is so highly valued in the American tradition that philanthropy has become one of the largest classes of enterprise in the United States. A prominent feature of modem philanthropy has been the seemingly contradictory notion of corporation giving: the search for...

Philanthropy's Role in Civilization: Its Contribution to Human Freedom

Philanthropy's Role in Civilization: Its Contribution to Human Freedom

1st Edition

Arnaud C. Marts
September 30, 1991

Arnaud Cartwright Marts was successful over a long career in the mainstream of American life in the first half of the twentieth century. Although best known as a professional fund-raiser and co-founder of one of the largest professional consulting firms, he was president of Bucknell University from...

The House on Henry Street

The House on Henry Street

1st Edition

Lillian D. Wald
January 30, 1991

Nearly one hundred years after the Henry Street Settlement was founded, this venerable institution still serves the people of the lower East Side of New York. Much of the credit for its survival may be attributed to its founder, Lillian Wald, who is also the author of this book.The House on Henry...

The Settlement Horizon

The Settlement Horizon

1st Edition

Robert A. Woods
January 30, 1990

First published in 1922, The Settlement Horizon remains the standard philosophical articulation of the settlement house movement. Written by two prominent settlement house workers, the book traces the historical roots of the movement and describes from firsthand knowledge and experience settlements...

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