Making the Nonprofit Sector in the U. S.: A Reader by David C Hammack, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Making the Nonprofit Sector in the U. S.: A Reader

Making the Nonprofit Sector in the U. S.: A Reader

by David C Hammack
     
 

Unique among nations, America conducts almost all of its formally organized religious activity, and many cultural, arts, human service, educational, and research activities through private nonprofit organizations. This reader explores their history by presenting some of the classic documents in the development of the nonprofit sector along with important

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Unique among nations, America conducts almost all of its formally organized religious activity, and many cultural, arts, human service, educational, and research activities through private nonprofit organizations. This reader explores their history by presenting some of the classic documents in the development of the nonprofit sector along with important interpretations and critiques by recent scholars. Each selection has been chosen to define or illuminate important questions in the development of the nonprofit sector in the United States, beginning with early 17th-century documents and ending with a 1991 Supreme Court decision.

Editorial Reviews

ARNOVA News
This is a volume that everyone concerned about nonprofits--scholar, practitioner, and citizen--will find useful and illuminating.
Museum News
What David C. Hammack conveys most vividly in his new book is how deeply the roots of the nonprofit sector are intertwined with this nation's earliest history and with its most fundamental political principles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253334893
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
Philanthropic Studie Series
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.51(d)

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Museum News
What David C. Hammack conveys most vividly in his new book is how deeply the roots of the nonprofit sector are intertwined with this nation's earliest history and with its most fundamental political principles.
ARNOVA News
This is a volume that everyone concerned about nonprofits--scholar, practitioner, and citizen--will find useful and illuminating.

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