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The Resource America's nonprofit sector : a primer, by Lester Salamon

America's nonprofit sector : a primer, by Lester Salamon

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America's nonprofit sector : a primer
Title
America's nonprofit sector
Title remainder
a primer
Statement of responsibility
by Lester Salamon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Clarifies the basic scope, structure, operation, and role of the nonprofit sector in the US, and places it into context in relation to government and the business sector, showing how the position of the nonprofit sector has changed over time. Separate chapters on various subsectors of health care, education, social services, and arts, as well as advocacy, legal services, international aid, and religion, identify the role of the nonprofit sector in each area, compare it to roles played by government and for-profit firms, and highlight recent trends. Includes margins notes and quotes, graphs and charts, and space for notes. For students, journalists, and government officials
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
America's nonprofit sector : a primer, by Lester Salamon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter One: Introduction - Part I: Overview - Chapter Two: What is the Nonprofit Sector and Wy Do We Have It? - Chapter Three: Scope and Structure: The Anatomy of America's Nonprofit Sector - Chapter Four: The Nonprofit Sector in Context: The Government and Business Presence - Chapter Five: How Did We Get Here? Historical Developments and Recent Trends - Part II: Key Subsectors - Chapter Six: Health Care - Chapter Seven: Education - Chapter Eight: Social Services - Chapter Nine: Arts, Culture, and Recreation - Chapter Ten: Advocacy, Legal Services, and International Aid - Chapter Eleven: Religion - Part III: Looking to the Future - Chapter Twelve: Trends and Challenges - Chapter Thirteen: Conclusions
Control code
7ocm58646940
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xviii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781595423603
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011044159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
America's nonprofit sector : a primer, by Lester Salamon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter One: Introduction - Part I: Overview - Chapter Two: What is the Nonprofit Sector and Wy Do We Have It? - Chapter Three: Scope and Structure: The Anatomy of America's Nonprofit Sector - Chapter Four: The Nonprofit Sector in Context: The Government and Business Presence - Chapter Five: How Did We Get Here? Historical Developments and Recent Trends - Part II: Key Subsectors - Chapter Six: Health Care - Chapter Seven: Education - Chapter Eight: Social Services - Chapter Nine: Arts, Culture, and Recreation - Chapter Ten: Advocacy, Legal Services, and International Aid - Chapter Eleven: Religion - Part III: Looking to the Future - Chapter Twelve: Trends and Challenges - Chapter Thirteen: Conclusions
Control code
7ocm58646940
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
xviii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781595423603
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011044159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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