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Just giving : why philanthropy is failing democracy and how it can do better

Author: Rob Reich
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Asks what attitude and what policies democracies should have concerning individuals who give money away for public purposes; and argues that the aims of mass giving should be the decentralization of power in the production of public goods, such as the arts, education, and science
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Reich
ISBN: 9780691183497 ) 069118349X ((hardback)
OCLC Number: 1096328747
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-232) and index.
Description: xiv, 239 p. : illustrations

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Asks what attitude and what policies democracies should have concerning individuals who give money away for public purposes; and argues that the aims of mass giving should be the decentralization of power in the production of public goods, such as the arts, education, and science

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