The charitable nonprofits: an analysis of institutional dynamics and characteristics

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Jossey-Bass Publishers, Oct 7, 1994 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
The Charitable Nonprofits is a comprehensive study--spanning more than two decades--of the nonprofit sector. Using an institutional perspective, this report describes the world of charitable nonprofits as they exist today; gives an overview of the trends in institutional populations by charting the establishment of new entities and the exit rates among nonprofits since the mid 1960s; and examines the complex relationship of such factors as institutional type, age, size, and access to sources of revenue to reveal characteristic revenue profiles."Bowen et al. have made a major contribution in this volume which should inspire other researchers to enter the quagmire of research on nonprofit organizations.This study is a great gift to the future of research on this sector." --Virginia A. Hodgkinson, vice president, research, INDEPENDENT SECTOR

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William G. Bowen is the author of more than twenty books, including "The Shape of the River" and "Equity and Excellence in American Higher Education". He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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