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This list relates to the 2017-18 which ended on 18/08/2018
  1. Despite philanthropy's long history, it has developed in rather unique and diverse ways over the last two decades. As such, there is currently no single text book that does justice to the area.

    Consequently, over the course of the module a variety of reading material will be made available on a weekly basis via this list. In addition, the following academic and professional journals, research centres and networks, and umbrella bodies provide useful resources for your further reading and exploration.  

  2. Please find reading material for weekly topics in the following sections 95 items
    NB: The following sections provide a selection of reading material as a starting point for your own independent reading and personal exploration of the area. You are expected to seek out further reading material in books, academic and professional journals, and online resources where necessary and/or appropriate.
    1. General reading 1 item
      1. The Routledge companion to philanthropy 2016

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

    2. Part 1: Contextualising Contemporary Philanthropy 18 items
      1. Week 1: Poverty, privilege and philanthropy: a duty of care? 7 items
        1. Philanthropy is Dead; Long Live Philanthropy? - Harrow, Jenny, Jung, Tobias Nov2011

          Article Recommended

      2. Week 2: Philanthropy across time and space 11 items
        1. Women and philanthropy: boldly shaping a better world - Sondra C. Shaw-Hardy, Martha A Taylor, Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz 2010 (electronic book)

          Book 

        2. Giving: charity and philanthropy in history - Robert Hamlett Bremner 1996

          Book Recommended

        3. Giving: Western ideas of philanthropy - J. B. Schneewind c1996 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended

        4. Philanthropy in the world's traditions - Stanley Nider Katz, Edward L. Queen c1998

          Book Recommended

        5. Philanthropy in Russia - I.V. Mersiyanova, L.I. Yakobson

          Document 

    3. Part 2: The Business of Philanthropy 20 items
      1. Week 3: From Carnegie and Rockefeller to Gates and Soros: the rise of the philanthropreneurs 10 items
        1. Andrew Carnegie and the foundations of contemporary entrepreneurial philanthropy - Charles Harvey, Mairi Maclean, Jillian Gordon, Eleanor Shaw 2011

          Article Recommended

        2. Innovation in strategic philanthropy: local and global perspectives - Helmut K. Anheier, Adele Simmons, David Winder 2007 (electronic book)

          Book 

        3. From charity to social change: trends in Arab philanthropy - Barbara Ibrahim, Dina H. Sherif c2008 (electronic book)

          Book 

        4. Pioneering philanthropy: 100 years of the Carnegie UK Trust - Liz Macdonald, Carnegie United Kingdom Trust 2013

          Book 

      2. Week 4: Of 'Secret Millionaires', deserving and undeserving causes: what motivates philanthropreneurs and how do they act? 10 items
        1. Gospels of wealth: how the rich portray their lives - Paul G. Schervish, Platon E. Coutsoukis, Ethan Lewis 1994

          Book Recommended

    4. Part 3: The Organisations of Philanthropy 35 items
      1. Week 5: Philanthropic foundations: giraffes in the organisational jungle? 9 items
        1. The nonprofit sector: a research handbook - Walter W. Powell, Richard Steinberg c2006

          Book 

        2. The legitimacy of philanthropic foundations: United States and European perspectives - Kenneth Prewitt, Mattei Dogan Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, Social Science Research Council (U.S.) c2006

          Book 

        3. American foundations: an investigative history - Mark Dowie 2001 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended

        4. Innovation in strategic philanthropy: local and global perspectives - Helmut K. Anheier, Adele Simmons, David Winder 2007 (electronic book)

          Book 

      2. Week 7: Corporate philanthropy and philanthropic corporates 12 items
        1. Research on Corporate Philanthropy: A Review and Assessment - Arthur Gautier, Anne-Claire Pache 2013

          Article Recommended

      3. Week 8: Foundations, politics and public policy 14 items
        1. Revisiting the "Big Three" Foundations - Robert Arnove, Nadine Pinede 01/05/2007

          Article Recommended

        2. Foundations, Schools and The State - Ekkehard Thümler 2011

          Article Recommended

        3. A Façade of Collaboration - Michal Almog-Bar, Ester Zychlinski 2012

          Article Recommended

    5. Part 4: Reflections on Philanthropy 21 items
      1. Week 9: Sea change or just a deop in the ocean? Impact, outcomes, effectiveness and alternative models of philanthropy 10 items
        1. Giving circles: A powerful vehicle for women - Jessica Bearman, Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz, Tracey A. Rutnik 2005

          Article 

      2. Week 10: The dark side of good: critiques, philanthropic failures, and criminal acts 11 items
        1. The legitimacy of philanthropic foundations: United States and European perspectives - Kenneth Prewitt, Mattei Dogan Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, Social Science Research Council (U.S.) c2006

          Book 

  3. Media, blogs, etc. 9 items
    1. TV Programme 'When Bankers where Good' 1 item
      1. Ian Hislop: When Bankers Were Good Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011

        Audio-visual document 

    2. TV Series by Ian Hislop on the 'Age of Do-Gooders' 3 items
      1. Ian Hislop's Age of the Do-Gooders Thursday, 17 Sep 2015

        Audio-visual document 

      2. Ian Hislop's Age of the Do-Gooders Thursday, 24 Sep 2015

        Audio-visual document 

      3. Ian Hislop's Age of the Do-Gooders Thursday, 1 Oct 2015

        Audio-visual document 

    3. How new is the new philanthropy? Hugh Cunningham radio programme 3 items
    4. General philanthropy media 2 items
  4. Resources 26 items
    1. Key academic journals 5 items
      1. Nonprofit and voluntary sector quarterly - Association of Voluntary Action Scholars (U.S.), Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (electronic journal)

        Journal 

      2. Voluntas: international journal of voluntary and nonprofit organizations - International Society for Third-Sector Research (electronic journal)

        Journal 

      3. Nonprofit management & leadership - Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Centre for Voluntary Organisation (London School of Economics and Political Science), EBSCO Publishing (Firm) (electronic journal)

        Journal 

      4. The foundation review - Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, EBSCO Publishing (Firm) (electronic journal)

        Journal 

    2. Selection of relevant professional journals 1 item
      1. Third Sector (UK) - LexisNexis (Firm) (electronic journal)

        Journal 

    3. Research centres and research networks 7 items
    4. Professional bodies, umbrella organisations, think tanks, individual funders 13 items
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