Nonprofit Nation: A New Look at the Third America

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Wiley, Nov 29, 2002 - Business & Economics - 336 pages
In Nonprofit Nation, the new edition of his classic work, O'Neill takes a fresh look at the nonprofit sector and the power it has to use its growing visibility and strength. Like the first edition, this new book is an up-to-date, comprehensive guide to understanding the nonprofit sector. Identifying and examining the major nonprofit subsectors-health care, arts, social service, and religious organizations, for example-and detailing their particular concerns and impact enable O'Neill to explore their influence on business, government and society. The new edition also features:
  • Expanded sections on scope and impact
  • Updated and enlarged statistical information
  • New insights on the development of the nonprofit sector
  • A new section on theories of the nonprofit sector

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About the author (2002)

Michael O'Neill is professor of nonprofit management in the College of Professional Studies at the University of San Francisco. He is the founder and former director of the Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management at the University of San Francisco. O'Neill is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including The Third America and Women and Power in the Nonprofit Sector, both from Jossey-Bass.

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