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Pragmatic Philanthropy : Asian Charity Explained

Author: Ruth A Shapiro; Manisha Mirchandani; Heesu Jang
Publisher: Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This cutting edge text considers how Asian philanthropists and charitable organizations break with Western philanthropic traditions and examines the key traits and trends that make social investment in Asia unique. Based on 30 case studies of excellent social delivery organizations (SDOs) and social enterprises as well as interviews with ultra-high net-worth  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth A Shapiro; Manisha Mirchandani; Heesu Jang
ISBN: 9789811071195 9811071195
OCLC Number: 1021187734
Description: 1 online resource (XVI, 173 pages) : online resource
Contents: Intro; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contents; List of Authors; Chapter 1: Asian Philanthropy Explained; The "Asian Way"; A "Trust Deficit"; An Empirical Analysis; Why Case Studies?; Chapter 2: Old Money-The History of Giving in Asia; India; Philippines; South Korea; China; Taiwan; Japan; Singapore; Hong Kong; Thailand; Indonesia; Malaysia; Chapter 3: Changing Laws or Taxing Changes: Policies in Flux; Increasing Local Philanthropy; Conclusion; Chapter 4: Philanthropists in Asia: What Do They Want? What Do They Get?; Rely on Your Own Network; Faith-based Funding; Do It on Your Own. Fund Foreign and Reputable OrganizationsConclusion; Chapter 5: Who Do You Know SDO? Relationships Matter; Well-connected: Pre-existing Relationships; Bypassing the Trust Deficit; Conclusions: Strategies for Guanxi in the Social Delivery Sector; Chapter 6: Government, Here to Help!; Reimagining the Social Contract; For Service Delivery; As JV Partners; As Venture Funders; As Hybrid; For Policy Change; As National Expert; As Bellwether; To Scale; Conclusion: Strategies for Government Engagement; Chapter 7: Not Just Giving: How Do Companies Play? Chapter 8: Impact Investing in Asia: Just Getting StartedImpact Investing and Asia; Governments Join In; Social Enterprises; Hybrid Projects; Conclusion; Chapter 9: A New Social Contract; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: by Ruth A. Shapiro, Manisha Mirchandani, Heesu Jang.

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This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This cutting edge text considers how Asian philanthropists and charitable organizations break with Western philanthropic traditions and examines the key traits and trends that make social investment in Asia unique. Based on 30 case studies of excellent social delivery organizations (SDOs) and social enterprises as well as interviews with ultra-high net-worth individuals throughout Asia, this book examines which characteristics and strategies lead to successful philanthropy and social delivery organizations. Providing evidence based findings on philanthropy, social investment and social delivery organizations in Asia, this book provides invaluable resources for those wishing to deepen their understanding of the sector and what this means for political and economic development in the region.--

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