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The Good ProjectHumanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Monika Krause

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since the late 1980s humanitarianism – the immediate relief of suffering in the name of respect for human dignity – has come to dominate western responses to distant suffering. Whether it is a sudden ... More

Philanthropy in Democratic SocietiesHistory, Institutions, Values

Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values

Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226335506
eISBN:
9780226335780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226335780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book provides an integrated and multi-disciplinary examination of the growing role and legitimacy of philanthropy in democratic societies. Contributors probe the relationship between ... More

The Politics of ValueThree Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy

The Politics of Value: Three Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy

Jane L. Collins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226446004
eISBN:
9780226446288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446288.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The Great Recession not only shook Americans’ faith in the economy but also prompted a “citizen’s critique” of our economic institutions. The Politics of Value provides a vivid account of three ... More

Strategic GivingThe Art and Science of Philanthropy

Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Peter Frumkin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The philanthropic landscape is changing dramatically as a new generation of wealthy donors seeks to leave its mark on the public sphere. This book reveals why these donors could benefit from having a ... More

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