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American generosity : who gives and why

Author: Patricia Snell Herzog; Heather E Price
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'American Generosity' answers what, how much, who, where, and why questions of generous activities. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach that defines generosity as expressed through multiple forms of giving. The focus is on three primary forms of giving: donating money, volunteering time, and taking political action. Also explored are participation in giving blood, bodily organs, material possessions,  Read more...
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Herzog, Patricia Snell.
American generosity.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015020895
(OCoLC)919103952
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Snell Herzog; Heather E Price
ISBN: 9780190456528 0190456523 9780190456504 0190456507
OCLC Number: 962896174
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 362 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Who gives & why, American generosity in perspective --
Case study introductions, an in-depth look at twelve Americans & their giving --
Picture of American generosity: participation in giving behaviors --
Landscape of American generosity: social status & regional patterns --
Types of American givers: variations in approaches to giving --
Personal & social orientations to giving: a social psychological approach --
Giving web of affiliations: a socio-relational approach --
Generosity, philanthropy, and civil society in social context.
Responsibility: Patricia Snell Herzog and Heather E. Price.

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American Generosity is an academically sound and highly accessible book. Practitioners, general readers, as well as scholars will find it rewarding. * Young-Il Kim, Sociology of Religion *

 
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