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Author Payton, Robert L.

Title Understanding philanthropy : its meaning and mission / Robert L. Payton and Michael P. Moody.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 205 pages).
Series Philanthropy and nonprofit studies
Philanthropic and nonprofit studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-198) and index.
Contents Preface and acknowledgments -- Introduction: why this book? -- Voluntary action for the public good -- Because things go wrong: philanthropy as a response to the human problematic -- The world can be made better: philanthropy as moral action -- The social history of the moral imagination -- Philanthropy, democracy, and the future -- Notes -- Suggestions for further reading -- Index.
Summary Tackles fundamental questions about philanthropy's place in society.
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Subject Charity.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Moody, Michael P.
Other Form: Print version: Payton, Robert L. Understanding philanthropy. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008 9780253350497 0253350492 (DLC) 2007036766 (OCoLC)171151580
ISBN 9780253000132 (electronic bk.)
0253000130 (electronic bk.)
0253350492 (Cloth)
9780253350497 (cloth ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 9786611726454