How Nonprofits Work: Case Studies in Nonprofit Organizations
How Nonprofits Work looks at nonprofit organizations through a sociological lens, identifying characteristics that make some nonprofits successful and characteristics that cause challenges, focusing on nonprofts in the health services sector. The book opens with helpful background information about nonprofit organizations, then shares case studies that take readers more deeply into the challenges and successes of various organizations. Given the trials nonprofits face in the current economic climate, this timely book helps readers move beyond the good intentions in nonprofits to find successful practices.
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2 What Makes Nonprofit Organizations Special?
3 The Size and Scope of the Nonprofit Sector
4 Analytical Framework
5 The Case Presentation Framework
6 Two Classic Case Studies
7 Delivering Nursing Care in a Persons Home
8 Confronting a Highly Contagious Disease
9 Needs of People with a Significant Physical Impairment
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