Global civil society: dimensions of the nonprofit sector, Volume 1

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Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, 1999 - Business & Economics - 511 pages
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* First place winner of Independent Sector "s 2001 Virginia A. Hodgkinson Research Prize * Detailed analyses of twenty-two countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Middle East * Exemplifies how global civil society has significantly grown in recent years This is a comprehensive country-by-country analysis of the scope, size, composition, and financing of the global civil society sector throughout the world. The contributors assert that the nonprofit sector is a more significant economic force around the world than is commonly understood, and that substantial differences exist in its overall size and composition in different countries, and that the sector has grown substantially in recent years. The book covers twenty-two countries in Western Europe, Central Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia, and the Middle East. See also Global Civil Society, Vol. 2

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Western Europe
41
Finland
63
France
81
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About the author (1999)

Lester M. Salamon is Director of the Center for Civil Society Studies, the Institute for Policy Studies, The Johns Hopkins University. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books, including "The State of Nonprofit America" (Brookings Institution Press, 2002), "The Tools of Government: A Guide to the New Governance" (Oxford University Press, 2002), and "Global Civil Society Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector" [volume one] (Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, 1999). This last book, the companion volume to "Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector" [volume two], won the Virginia Hodgkinson Prize, Independent Sector, 2001.

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