The international guide to nonprofit law

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Wiley, Oct 27, 1997 - Law - 400 pages
With increased activity in the nonprofit world and a growing global business community, keeping up-to-date on the laws governing international philanthropy has become very complicated. This book is an easy-to-use reference on governing nonprofits around the world.

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Contents

Ten Issues in Search of Resolution
8
International Law of Nonprofit Organizations
43
Brazil
63
Canada
70
Egypt
89
France
100
Hungary
130
India
140
Poland
246
The Russian Federation
255
South Africa
267
Spain
279
Sweden
294
Thailand
304
United Kingdom
311
United States
342

Republic of Ireland
151
Israel
166
Italy
182
Japan
197
Mexico
216
The Netherlands
231
An International Statement
369
Appendix B Extracts from Handbook on Good Practices for Laws Relating
375
Bibliography
385
Index
393
Copyright

About the author (1997)

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.