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The Ford Foundation at work, philanthropic choices, methods, and styles

Author: Richard Magat
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1979.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Magat, Richard.
Ford Foundation at work, philanthropic choices, methods, and styles.
New York : Plenum Press, ©1979
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Magat
ISBN: 0306401290 9780306401299
OCLC Number: 4504246
Description: 207 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Reviewing the Record.- Objectives.- Strategies and Modes of Operation.- Results.- Processes of Philanthropic Management.- Choosing Objectives.- The Influence of Individuals.- Events.- Changing Resources.- Evolution.- Planning and Evaluation.- Planning.- Evaluation.- Instruments.- Strategies.- Building and Improving Institutions.- New or Existing Institutions?.- Dependency.- Reinforcement Reform, Redirection.- Established and Nonestablished Institutions.- Generating Knowledge for Understanding and Action.- The Rationale for Research and Fact-Finding.- Characteristics of Research Support.- Issues in Research Support.- Developing Individual Talents.- The Multiplier Effect.- An Independent Contribution to Public Policy.- Public-Policy Issues.- Public-Policy Processes.- Case Studies.- Case 1. Reproductive Biology: Leadership/Partnership.- Case 2. Universities: New Agendas.- Graduate Education.- Urban Research and Training.- Public-Policy Programs.- International Studies.- Business Education.- Case 3. Legal Defense for the Poor: A Running Start.- Case 4. Arms Control: The Continuing Urgency.- Case 5. Instructional Television: Massive Oversell.- Case 6. Gray Areas/Community Development Corporations: Philanthropy as Social Reform.- Program Origins.- Gray Areas.- Community Development Corporations.- Case 7. Federal Executive Training: The Higher Generalism.- Case 8. Resident Theaters/Ballet Companies: Financial Discipline.- Case 9. American Studies in Europe: A Changing Cultural Climate.- Case 10. Cooperative Education: Expanding a Concept.- Case 11. Housing: Concreteness and Abstraction.- Housing Inventory.- Open Housing.- Case 12. School Finance Reform: Latecomers.- Case 13. European Management Education: Transplanting Experience.- Case 14. International Language Programs: Reflections of Development Views.- Case 15. Civil Rights Litigation: Wellspring of Judicial History.- Case 16. Social Science Development in Latin America: Self-Reliance for Progress.- A Selected Chronology of the Ford Foundation.- Fields of Foundation Activity.- 1. Higher Education (General).- 2. University-Based Programs.- International Training and Research.- Engineering Education.- Humanistic Scholarship.- Business Education.- 1. Early Learning and Secondary Education.- 2. Public Television.- 3. The Arts.- 4. Government Performance.- 5. Law and the Administration of Justice.- 6. Poverty and the Disadvantaged.- 7. Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, Race Relations.- 8. Women's Programs.- 9. Resources and the Environment.- 10. Economic and Social Research in the United States and Europe.- 11. International Affairs.- 12. The Less-Developed Countries.- 13. Limited Programs.- Journalism.- Aging.- Science.- Hospitals and Medical Education.- Michigan Philanthropies.- Drug Abuse.- Philanthropy.- Annual Program Expenditures.- Expenditures by Field.
Responsibility: Richard Magat.


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