Nature of the Nonprofit Sector: An Overview / Edition 1

Nature of the Nonprofit Sector: An Overview / Edition 1

by J. Steven Ott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813367859

ISBN-13: 9780813367859

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Westview Press


The Non-Profit Sector: An Overview is a collection of the most insightful and accessible writings about the nonprofit sector in the U.S. and its organizations. The book discusses everything from Andrew Carnegie's turn-of-the-century philosophy of philanthropy, to the most recent writings by current scholars and practitioners. Accordingly, the book contains…  See more details below

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The Non-Profit Sector: An Overview is a collection of the most insightful and accessible writings about the nonprofit sector in the U.S. and its organizations. The book discusses everything from Andrew Carnegie's turn-of-the-century philosophy of philanthropy, to the most recent writings by current scholars and practitioners. Accordingly, the book contains previously published articles, chapters, and encyclopedia entries that present the most influential theories, concepts, and issues associated with the nonprofit sector.Furthermore, each chapter opens with a framing essay that identifies the central themes and issues presented within the chapter and provides an overview of sometimes competing points of view. Each framing essay also briefly summarizes the significance of the contribution of each writing to the development of knowledge in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813367859
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

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