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Giving well : the ethics of philanthropy

Author: Patricia M L Illingworth; Thomas Pogge; Leif Wenar
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"So Long As Large Segments of humanity are suffering chronic poverty and are dying from treatable diseases, organized giving can save or enhance millions of lives. With the law providing little guidance, ethics has a crucial role to play in ensuring that the philanthropic practices of individuals, foundations NGOs, governments, and international agencies are morally sound and effective. In Giving Well. The Ethics of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia M L Illingworth; Thomas Pogge; Leif Wenar
ISBN: 9780199739073 0199739072
OCLC Number: 588998863
Description: ix, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What should a billionaire give, and what should it mean to you? / Peter Singer --
Obligations of justice and beneficence to aid the severely poor / Elizabeth Ashford --
How international nongovernmental organizations should act / Thomas Pogge --
The Valmont effect: the warm-glow theory of philanthropy / Jon Elster --
Aiding the world's poor: new challenges for donor states / Roger C. Riddell --
Poverty is no pond: challenges for the affluent / Leif Wenar --
Ethics in translation: principles and power in the philanthropic encounter / Alex de Waal --
Global philanthropy and global governance: the problematic moral legitimacy of the relationship between global civil society and the United Nations / Kenneth Anderson --
Toward a political theory of philanthropy / Rob Reich --
Giving back: norms, ethics, and law in the service of philanthropy / Patricia Illingworth --
The funder as founder: ethical considerations of the philanthropic creation of nonprofit organizations / James Shulman --
The unfulfilled promise of corporate philanthropy / Thomas W. Dunfee --
Philanthropy, self-interest, and accountability: American universities and developing countries / Devesh Kapur.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, and Leif Wenar.
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