ISBN-10:
0415922976
ISBN-13:
9780415922975
Pub. Date:
12/02/1999
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
How You Can Help: An Easy Guide to Doing Good Deeds in Your Everyday Life / Edition 1

How You Can Help: An Easy Guide to Doing Good Deeds in Your Everyday Life / Edition 1

by William D. Coplin

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How You Can Help: An Easy Guide to Doing Good Deeds in Your Everyday Life / Edition 1

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415922975
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/02/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

William D. Coplin is Professor of Public Affairs and Director of the Public Affairs Program of the Maxwell School of Citizenship at Syracuse University. He is the co-author of Power Persuasion: A Surefire System to Get Ahead in Business, which was selected by Fortune Magazine's Book of the Month Club.

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introductionxv
Part 1What Is a Genuine Do-Gooder?
1The Blessing and Curse of Mother Teresa3
2The Mission12
3Organize Thyself19
Part 2Ways You Can Help
4Effective Volunteering31
5Donors Unite: You Have Nothing to Lose but Your Money47
6Good Citizens and Watchdogs60
7Careers That Serve Society71
Part 3Finding Nearby Windows of Opportunity
8Families97
9Neighbors109
10Employees118
11Consumers131
12Investors141
13Social Organizations, a.k.a. Packs153
14Retirees165
15Students175
16Alumni186
Part 4The Power to Create Change
17Cooperative Problem Solving197
18Getting on the Agenda of Players209
19Problem Solving through Existing Organizations220
20Creating New Organizations229
Appendix
IResources: Contact Organizations244
IISuggested Readings253
IIIList of More than 100 Approved Charities256

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