A Dictionary of Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Third Sector

By Helmut K. Anheier

© 2005 – Routledge

320 pages

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Hardback: 9781857431667
pub: 2005-02-24
US Dollars$210.00

About the Book

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.

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