By Helmut K. Anheier
This consultant to civil society offers a brief and straightforward connection with the main humans, suggestions and businesses of the 3rd region. It comprises nearly three hundred updated entries together with all phrases and ideas linked to civil society, in addition to nearby information. Key positive aspects of the dictionary include:
* definitions of options and phrases surrounding civil society
* information on particular areas vital within the historical past of civil society, reminiscent of India, the CIS and the USA
* profiles of the most important personalities and corporations occupied with the 3rd sector
* contains info on how the field operates (e.g. reasonable exchange, grassroots companies and go out strategies)
* presents details that might another way require many volumes to locate.
Key phrases comprise: Citizenship, Social Captial, Rule of legislation, Nonprofit administration, company duties and Social Origins Theory.
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A Dictionary of Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Non-Profit Sector by Helmut K. Anheier