By Helmut K. Anheier
This article is the 1st to commit itself to the nonprofit zone. It offers a finished evaluate of nonprofit and voluntary agencies, nongovernmental corporations, philanthropic foundations and civil society associations. Taking a global viewpoint, it information the historical past and ideas in the back of those organisations and examines the idea, administration and coverage which informs them. Questions replied contain: What are nonprofit and voluntary corporations? what's the heritage of the nonprofit area? what's the scale and constitution of the nonprofit quarter? How do we clarify the lifestyles and behavior of nonprofit corporations? How do nonprofits receive investment and the way do they deal with assets? With robust pedagogical positive factors and the author's personal huge adventure, this publication is a useful reference for all these all for non-profit making businesses, in addition to these in the wider public management and administration enviornment.
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Part I Introduction Chapter 2: Historical background This chapter introduces the historical background to the development of civil society and the nonproﬁt sector in the US, and then compares the American experience with the experiences of other countries. ), and looks at the various attempts to deﬁne the area between the market, state, and household sectors. The chapter also explores how the nonproﬁt sector relates to the concepts of civil society and social capital and their approaches. Chapter 4: Dimensions I.
The chapter also examines the functions and contributions of the nonproﬁt sector in different ﬁelds, and explores if, and under what conditions, the sector performs distinct tasks. This includes a discussion of performance measurement models and approaches. Chapter 9: Resourcing nonproﬁt organizations This chapter offers an overview of the ﬁnancial and human resources nonproﬁt organizations use for achieving their objectives. The chapter 17 STUDYING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS reviews various revenue strategies for nonproﬁts, including fund-raising, and then presents an overview of human resources in the nonproﬁt sector, with emphasis on both paid employment and volunteering.
Indeed, this was the pattern sociologist Lewis Coser (1956) observed in his analysis of the question why American society did not follow the European class structure. In his answer, Coser pointed to the implications of multiple individual memberships in voluntary associations of many kinds. They create overlapping membership clusters that reach across many social boundaries, and thereby prevent the emergence of dominating social cleavages such as rigid class structures. The criss-crossing of membership patterns was not only beneﬁcial for conﬂict diffusion, it also provided the organizational infrastructure for social movements, and facilitated the self-organizing capacity of US society.