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Why the Wealthy Give: The Culture of Elite Philanthropy - Ostrower, Francie
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Through a series of candid personal interviews with nearly one hundred donors, "Why the Wealthy Give" offers an in-depth look at the world of elite philanthropy. Francie Ostrower focuses on the New York City area, with its high concentration of affluent donors, to explore both the motivations of individual donors and the significance of philanthropy for the culture and organization of elite groups. In so doing, she offers an account of why the wealthy give that also provides insight into the nature of elite culture, status, identity, and cohesion. Emphasizing the diversity of philanthropy, the book also shows how and why different types of donors support different causes. It further demonstrates how, in the face of considerable change, elite philanthropy has adapted and therefore endured. A timely discussion explores the ways in which elite donors view the respective roles of government and philanthropy. "Why the Wealthy Give" shows that elite philanthropy involves far more than writing a check. The wealthy take philanthropy and adapt it into an entire way of life that serves as a vehicle for the social and cultural life of their class. This is reflected in the widespread popularity of educational and cultural causes among donors. At the same time, Ostrower finds divergent patterns of giving that reflect alternative sources of donor identity, such as religion, ethnicity, and gender, and explains why certain kinds of donors are more or less likely to diverge from the prestige hierarchy of their class in their philanthropy. Why the Wealthy Give: The Culture of Elite Philanthropy Ostrower, Francie, Princeton University Press

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Why the Wealthy Give: The Culture of Elite Philanthropy "I have found "Why the Wealthy Give" fascinating reading. Anyone involved in philanthropic foundations should read this book."--Brooke Astor"A milestone in the study of giving. . .Casts fresh light on aspects of donors' philanthropic careers and motivations."--Paul DiMaggio, Princeton University Bücher / Fremdsprachige Bücher / Englische Bücher 978-0-691-01588-0, Princeton University Press

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Why the Wealthy Give: The Culture of Elite Philanthropy

"I have found "Why the Wealthy Give" fascinating reading. Anyone involved in philanthropic foundations should read this book."--Brooke Astor"A milestone in the study of giving. . .Casts fresh light on aspects of donors' philanthropic careers and motivations."--Paul DiMaggio, Princeton University

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780691015880
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0691015880
Paperback
Publishing year: 1997
Publisher: PRINCETON UNIV PR
203 Pages
Weight: 0,308 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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