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Volunteerism

Author: Frank McGuckin
Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson Co., 1998.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 70, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains 20 contributions, culled from magazines, newspapers, and books, which examine the nature and power of the modern corporation in contemporary American life. Contributions seek to: define the corporation; delineate the way corporate power affects everything from health care and leisure time to punk rock and comic books; explain the power of the corporation that results from donations to entities ranging from  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frank McGuckin
ISBN: 0824209443 9780824209445 0824209435 9780824209438
OCLC Number: 39546099
Description: ix, 177 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: The meaning of prosperity / Benjamin Akande --
Senior citizens: a new force in community service / Marc Freedman --
Service-learning in today's higher education / Barbara Jacoby --
The Millennium Project: fifty ways to make a difference / Lynn Harris --
Volunteers fail to heed Clinton's call / Brian McGrory --
Push for volunteerism brings no outpouring / Judith Miller --
In search of a cause: volunteering dos and don'ts / Tamar Lewin --
Thy neighbor's keeper / Amy L. Sherman --
The smart samaritan / James L. Payne --
Renewing the call to service / David Gergen --
AmeriCorps the beautiful? : Habitat for conservative values / Harris Wofford and Steven Waldman --
AmeriCorps the beautiful? : National service, or government service? / Doug Bandow --
Do do-gooders do much good? : Most volunteers aren't solving care problems / Michael J. Gerson [and others] --
Don't read, don't tell : Clinton's phony war on illiteracy / Robert W. Sweet, Jr. --
Do gooders of the world, unite! / Matthew Scully --
Beyond bake sales : Christian volunteerism needs to be directed toward the deepest hurts / Richard A. Kauffman --
Any volunteers? / Mark Stricherz --
Cutting back / Anthony Wilson-Smith with Brenda Branswell and Luke Fisher --
A win-win situation / Colman McCarthy --
America's volunteers deserve a tax break / David G. Tuerck --
Unique prison program serves as boot camp for heaven / Jim Jones --
In the service of citizenship : a study of student involvement in community service / Robert A. Rhoads --
Lawyers, volunteerism, and philanthropy / Gerald L. Bepko --
Red River courage / Barry Came [and others] --
The function of hope / Max De Pree.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 70, no. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Frank McGuckin.
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Contains 20 contributions, culled from magazines, newspapers, and books, which examine the nature and power of the modern corporation in contemporary American life. Contributions seek to: define the corporation; delineate the way corporate power affects everything from health care and leisure time to punk rock and comic books; explain the power of the corporation that results from donations to entities ranging from charities to political parties; and explore the recent domination of information sources, both news oriented and not.

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