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The nature of the nonprofit sector /

edited by J. Steven Ott.

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Names: Ott, J. Steven,
Published: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2001.
Topics: Nonprofit organizations - United States. | Associations sans but lucratif - États-Unis. | Associations sans but lucratif - États-Unis. | Niet-commerciële organisaties. | Organisatietheorie. | Sociale aspecten. | Nonprofit-Bereich | Aufsatzsammlung
Regions: United States.
Genres: Aufsatzsammlung.
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Overview : the state of the independent sector / Virginia Ann Hodgkinson and Murray S. Weitzman -- Scope and structure : the anatomy of America's nonprofit sector / Lester M. Salamon -- Voluntary sector / Jacquelyn Thayer Scott -- Voluntarism / Jeffrey L. Brudney -- The gospel of wealth / Andrew Carnegie -- The Filer Commission Report, Giving in America : toward a stronger voluntary sector / John H. Filer -- The impact of the voluntary sector on society / David Horton Smith -- A history of the discipline / Stephen R. Block -- Inventing the nonprofit sector : 1950-1990 / Peter Dobkin Hall -- A brief history of tax policy changes affecting charitable organizations / Gary N. Scrivner -- Tax-exempt organization / Christopher Hoyt -- Nonprofit organization / Stephen R. Block -- What is the nonprofit sector and why do we have it? / Lester M. Salamon -- A new approach : the theory of the commons / Roger A. Lohmann -- Government failure theory ; Contract failure theory / Dennis R. Young -- And lettuce is nonanimal : toward a positive economics of voluntary action / Roger A. Lohmann -- Political theories of nonprofit organization / James Douglas -- Markets, politics, and charity : nonprofits in the political economy / Kirsten A. Grønbjerg -- To empower people : the role of mediating structures in public policy / Peter L. Berger and Richard John Neuhaus -- Nonprofit organizations and community / Steven Rathgeb Smith and Michael Lipsky -- On the edge or in between : niche position, niche overlap, and the duration of voluntary association memberships / Pamela A. Popielarz and J. Miller McPherson -- The sociology of nonprofit organizations and sectors / Paul J. DiMaggio and Helmut K. Anheier -- Perspectives on organizational governance : some effects on government-nonprofit relations / J. Steven Ott -- Nonprofit organizations in an age of uncertainty / Joseph Galaskiewicz and Wolfgang Bielefeld -- What is altruism? / Alan Wolfe -- Why donors give / Joan Mount -- The founding fathers of modern philanthropy / Milton Goldin -- The call of service : satisfactions / Robert Coles -- Third party government / Dennis R. Young -- Voluntary agencies and the contract culture : "dream or nightmare"? / Ralph M. Kramer -- Resource interdependence : the relationship between state agencies and nonprofit organizations / Judith R. Saidel -- The double-edged sword of social service contracting : public accountability versus nonprofit autonomy / James M. Ferris -- The future of the nonprofit sector : its entwining with private enterprise and government / Burton A. Weisbrod -- Nonprofits at the brink : lean budgets, growing needs, and the fate of nonprofits / Patrick J. McCormack -- The current crisis / Lester M. Salamon.

Table of Contents for: The nature of the nonprofit sector