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Logic of charity : great expectations in hard times

Author: John Mohan; Beth Breeze
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charity is an important feature of life in the UK, yet there is no clear understanding of what charity is, how it operates, who it benefits, and what it can and cannot be expected to do. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Mohan; Beth Breeze
ISBN: 1137522658 9781137522658
OCLC Number: 933442991
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents ; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Is There a 'Logic of Charity'?; 2 Who Benefits from Charitable Expenditures? The Distribution of Charitable Resources by Cause; 3 Spatial Logics: The Geographical Distribution of Charities and Charitable Resources; 4 The Supply of Philanthropy in Relation to Beneficiary Demand; 5 How Intermediaries Affect the Distribution of Charitable Benefit; 6 Conclusion: Where the Logic of Charity Might Lead Us; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: John Mohan and Beth Breeze.

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