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Giving with a thousand hands : the changing face of Indian philanthropy

Author: Pushpa Sundar
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Making an important distinction between charity and philanthropy, 'Giving with a Thousand Hands' argues that while charity is alive and well in India, the country is short on philanthropy defined as altruistic giving on a large enough scale to bring about transformative social change. It offers a vision for the future of Indian philanthropy, maintaining that it has a vital role to play in the country and needs to be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pushpa Sundar
ISBN: 9780199088881 0199088888
OCLC Number: 980540644
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Pushpa Sundar.

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Making an important distinction between charity and philanthropy, 'Giving with a Thousand Hands' argues that while charity is alive and well in India, the country is short on philanthropy defined as altruistic giving on a large enough scale to bring about transformative social change. It offers a vision for the future of Indian philanthropy, maintaining that it has a vital role to play in the country and needs to be encouraged through various measures.

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