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The state of nonprofit America / Lester M. Salamon, editor
2nd ed
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HD62.6 .S734 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Nonprofit organizations -- United States
Physical Description xi, 708 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary "Examines the private nonprofit sector and the tax-exempt institutions that make up this sector providing important services and benefits to all Americans, with histories behind different institutions and the forces and developments that have buffeted them and what they have done to retain their resilience"--Provided by publisher
Contents Part 1, Overview --1. The resilient sector : the future of nonprofit America / Lester M. Salamon -- Part II, Major fields -- 2. Health care / Bradford H. Gray and Mark Schlesinger -- 3. Education and training / Donald M. Stewart, Pearl Rock Kane, and Lisa Scruggs -- 4. Social services / Steven Rathgeb Smith -- 5. Arts and culture / Stefan Toepler and Margaret J. Wyszomirski -- 6. Housing and community development / Avis C. Vidal -- 7. Environmental organizations / Carmen Sirianni and Stefanie Sofer -- 8. International assistance / Abby Stoddard -- 9. Religious congregations / Mark Chaves -- 10. Civic participation and advocacy / Elizabeth T. Boris with Mathew Maronick -- 11. Infrastructure organizations / Alan J. Abramson and Rachel McCarthy -- 12. Foundations and corporate philanthropy / Leslie Lenkowsky -- 13. Individual giving and volunteering / Eleanor Brown and Daniel Martin -- Part III, Major challenges -- 14. Commercialization, social venture and for-profit competition / Dennis R. Young, Lester M. Salamon, and Mary Clark Grinsfelder -- 15. Devolution, marketization and the changing shape of government-nonprofit relations / Kirsten A. Gronbjerg and Lester M. Salamon -- 16. Accountability in the nonprofit sector / Kevin P. Kearns -- 17. Demographic and technological imperatives / Atul Dighe -- 18. Nonprofit workforce dynamics / Marla Cornelius and Patrick Corvington -- 19. For whom and for what? Investigating the role of nonprofits as providers to the neediest / Pascale Joassart-Marcelli
Alternate Author Salamon, Lester M

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