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Practical idealists : changing the world and getting paid

Author: Alissa S Wilson; Ann Barham; John Hammock
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Can you work for a better world without taking a vow of poverty? The authors' answer is a resounding, "yes!" This book draws on interviews with over forty practical idealists, whose stories will inspire the reader and provide tools for making the choices necessary to succeed as a practical idealist. The practical idealists in this book are lawyers, business people, artists, social workers, computer techs,
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, Alissa S., 1978-
Practical idealists.
Cambridge, Mass. : Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)609206087
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alissa S Wilson; Ann Barham; John Hammock
ISBN: 9780674032071 0674032071
OCLC Number: 213408567
Description: xi, 228 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Choices Matter --
2. Skills --
3. Work and Jobs --
4. Personal Finances --
5. Community --
6. Choosing Matters --
A Note on Higher Education --
App. 1. Practical Idealism Project Biographies --
App. 2. Transcripts of Selected Interviews.
Responsibility: Alissa S. Wilson, Ann Barham, John Hammock.
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