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Growing civil society : from nonprofit sector to third space

Author: Jon Van Til
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2000.
Series: Philanthropic studies.
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"Growing Civil Society explores the role of voluntary action and nonprofit organization in contemporary America. Key to the book is the concept of "third space," which provides an important tool for the construction of civil society. The third space is not independent from society's major institutions, but exists in dynamic interdependence with them, linking individuals in their home bases of family and community to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Van Til, Jon.
Growing civil society.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606310582
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Van Til
ISBN: 0253337151 9780253337153 025321372X 9780253213723
OCLC Number: 42733676
Description: xvi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Third Sector, Third Space --
1. Building Blocks for the Third Sector --
2. Mapping the Boundaries --
3. The Third Sector as a Political Force --
4. National Service in Theory and Practice --
5. The Emerging Field of Nonprofit Policy Study --
6. Making Money, Wielding Power, and Other Temptations of Nonprofit Life --
7. The Art and Business of Nonprofit Organization Management --
8. When the Business of Nonprofits Is Increasingly Business --
9. Civil Education: Moving to Define an Ambiguous Tradition --
10. On the Contemporary Hope for Faith and Charity --
11. Social Entrepreneurship and the End of Work --
12. Commission Reports on the Third Sector --
13. Civil Society and the Escape from Madness.
Series Title: Philanthropic studies.
Responsibility: Jon Van Til.

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Providing an understanding of how America's third sector interacts with governmental and business organizations, this book is intended for the general reader. It argues for the interrelatedness of  Read more...

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