The Nonprofit Sector in the Global Community: Voices from Many Nations

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555423971
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/1992
  • Series: Nonprofit Sector-Public Administration Ser.
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 1.67 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Voluntary Sector in International Perspective: An Overview 1
Pt. 1 Global Comparisons 25
2 Tax Policy Toward Nonprofit Organizations: A Ten-Country Survey 29
3 Public Versus Private Provision of Social Services: Is There an Efficiency-Equity Tradeoff? 51
4 Local Governments and the Independent Sector in the Third World 70
5 Privatization in the Personal Social Services in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Italy 90
6 U.S. Corporate Philanthropy in South Africa, 1977-1989: The Impact of the Sullivan Signatories and Their Projects 108
7 Private Philanthropy as a Necessity in Our Interdependent World: A Japanese Perspective 126
Pt. 2 Modern Developed Democracies 145
8 The Voluntary Sector in Britain, 1975-1989: A Statistical Overview 149
9 The Role of Nonprofit Organizations in a Divided Society: The Case of Northern Ireland 176
10 Changing Relationships Between Private Nonprofit Organizations and Government in the Netherlands 190
11 Government-Nonprofit Relationships in a Comparative Perspective: The Cases of France and Germany 205
12 The Mission, Purposes, and Functions of Nonprofit Organizations in France 230
13 The Ties That Bind: The Nonprofit Sector and the State in Sweden 240
14 Government and the Nonprofit Sector in Australia 254
15 Changing Concepts of Voluntarism in Japan 278
16 The Role of Nonprofit Organizations Within the Ultra-Orthodox Community in Israel 290
Pt. 3 Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union 305
17 The Revival of the Nonprofit Sector in Hungary 309
18 The Independent Sector in Poland: Past and Present 323
19 The Emerging Nonprofit Sector in Bulgaria: Its Historical Dimensions 333
20 The Independent Sector in the USSR: Formation, Purposes, and Effects 349
21 Philanthropy and Charity in the Soviet Union 372
Pt. 4 Developing Countries Worldwide 385
22 Democracy and Development: The Role of Nongovernmental Organizations in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay 389
23 Indigenous Philanthropy in the Arab World: Contrasting Cases from Egypt and Palestine 406
24 Voluntarism in Rural Development in India: Initiative, Innovation, and Institutions 422
25 Voluntarism and Voluntary Organizations in Indonesia 438
26 The Development of Private Philanthropy in Singapore 454
27 The Voluntary Sector in the People's Republic of China 466
28 The Nonprofit Sector and the New Global Community: Issues and Challenges 485
Name Index 509
Subject Index 514
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