Foundations For Social Change

Foundations For Social Change

by Daniel Faber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742549887

ISBN-13: 9780742549883

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

This multi-disciplinary collection blends broad overviews and case studies as well as different theoretical perspectives in a critique of the relationship between United States philanthropic foundations and movements for social change. Scholars and practitioners examine how these foundations support and/or thwart popular social movements and address how

Overview

This multi-disciplinary collection blends broad overviews and case studies as well as different theoretical perspectives in a critique of the relationship between United States philanthropic foundations and movements for social change. Scholars and practitioners examine how these foundations support and/or thwart popular social movements and address how philanthropic institutions can be more accountable and democratic in a sophisticated, provocative, and accessible manner. Foundations for Social Change brings together the leading voices on philanthropy and social movements into a single collection and its interdisciplinary approach will appeal to scholars, students, foundation officials, non-profit advocates, and social movement activists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742549883
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
6.56(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Legacy and Promise for Social Justice Funding: Charitable Foundations and Progressive Social Movements, Past and Present Chapter 2 Liberal Foundations: Impediments or Supports for Social Change? Chapter 3 Moving Public Policy to the Right: The Strategic Philanthropy of Conservative Foundations Chapter 4 Up Against Conservative Public Policy: Alternatives to Mainstream Philanthropy Chapter 5 Foundations and the Environmental Movement: Priorities, Strategies, and Impact Chapter 6 Breaking the Funding Barriers: Philanthropic Activism in Support of the Environmental Justice Movement Chapter 7 The Politics of Philanthropy and Social Change: Challenges for Racial Justice Chapter 8 Living Up to the Promise of Collaboration: Foundations and Community Organizations as Partners in the Revitalization of Poor Neighborhoods Chapter 9 Coming Out of the Green Closet: Wealth Discourse and the Construction of Social Change Philanthropists Chapter 10 Mobilizing Money Strategically: Opportunities for Grantees to be Active Agents in Social Movement Philanthropy

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