Philanthropy & Society

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

    Reclaiming the American Dream

    The Role of Private Individuals and Voluntary Associations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard C. Cornuelle

    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…

    Paperback – 1993-01-30
    Routledge
    Philanthropy & Society

  • Corporation Giving book cover

    Corporation Giving

    1st Edition

    By F. Emerson Andrews

    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…

    Hardback – 1992-12-31
    Routledge
    Philanthropy & Society

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

    Philanthropy's Role in Civilization

    Its Contribution to Human Freedom, 1st Edition

    By Arnaud C. Marts

    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…

    Hardback – 1991-09-30
    Routledge
    Philanthropy & Society

  • The House on Henry Street book cover

    The House on Henry Street

    1st Edition

    By Lillian D. Wald

    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…

    Hardback – 1991-01-30
    Routledge
    Philanthropy & Society

  • The Settlement Horizon book cover

    The Settlement Horizon

    1st Edition

    By Robert A. Woods

    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…

    Hardback – 1990-01-30
    Routledge
    Philanthropy & Society