Global Civil Society: Dimensions of the Nonprofit Sector, Volume 2

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Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowski
Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies, 2004 - Social Science - 335 pages
In Volume Two of Global Civil Society, the Johns Hopkins Comparative Nonprofit Sector Project continues the comprehensive overview of the scope, size, composition, and financing of the nonprofit, or civil society, sector in the developing as well as the developed world. Covering thirty-six countries - fourteen in depth - with a particular focus on Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, this volume also includes new material on Europe, an updated overview, and a new Global Civil Society Index.
This book will be a crucial source of information on the nonprofit sector, a key reference tool for libraries, and essential reading for nonprofit and foundation leaders, international development agency officials, and public policy makers. The data are presented in an easily accessible style, with numerous charts and tables.

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Global Civil Society An Overview
2 International Classification of Nonprofit Organizations
5 Share of countries with high vs low paid staff

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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.

S. Wojciech Sokolowski

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