Pragmatic Philanthropy: Asian Charity Explained

January 31, 2018|
Pragmatic Philanthropy: Asian Charity Explained by Ruth A. Shapiro
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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.

Introduction: Asian Philanthropy Explained.- Old Money: History of Giving in Asia.- Changing Laws or Taxing Changes: Policies in Flux.- Philanthropists in Asia: What do They Want? What do They Get?.- Who do You Know SDO? Relationships Matter.- Government, Here to Help!.- Not just Giving: How do Companies Play?.- Impact Investing in Asi...
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Title:Pragmatic Philanthropy: Asian Charity ExplainedFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:173 pages, 21 X 14.8 X 0.03 inShipping dimensions:173 pages, 21 X 14.8 X 0.03 inPublished:January 31, 2018Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811071187

ISBN - 13:9789811071188

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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