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Spreading the Gospel of Self-Denial: Thrift and Association in Antebellum America

Kathleen D. McCarthy

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter traces the democratization and diversification of thrift in the 19th century and explores how American voluntary associations preached the gospel of thrift to men, women, and children of ... More


Charity and Associational Life in Late Imperial China

Karla W. Simon

in Civil Society in China: The Legal Framework from Ancient Times to the "New Reform Era"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199765898
eISBN:
9780199332540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765898.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the various charitable organizations and other associations in the Ming and Qing dynasties. As time went on different kinds of organizations began to flourish (including illegal ... More


The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Michael Weinstein and Ralph Bradburd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The Robin Hood Foundation is a charitable organization focused on alleviating poverty in New York City. One of the book's authors is the foundation's senior vice president. In that role he developed ... More


Schooling and Healing: The Institutional Basis of Jewish Welfare

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Jewish schools and hospitals which exist in both communities and then examines the institutions for orphans, the aged, and the chronically sick, which only Hamburg Jewry ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The acceptance of home care service or nursing homes does not allow one to draw conclusions about the need to receive a particular kind of support. According to the findings, the majority of both ... More


Genealogy of an imperial and nationalistic Order

John M. MacKenzie

in Female Imperialism and National Identity: Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063909
eISBN:
9781781700396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063909.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The chapter offers a genealogy of the IODE, detailing the structure of the organisation and placing it in imperial context. It shows how the IODE's set-up has itself represented its vision for ... More


The United Arab Emirates

Barbara Lethem Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif

in From Charity to Social Change: Trends in Arab Philanthropy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162077
eISBN:
9781617970283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses philanthropy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Gulf states like the UAE are notable for the ways in which people have revamped and invigorated traditional channels of giving, ... More


Holding Nonprofits Accountable for Accomplishments, Not Appearances

Christina Standerfer and Joseph Schafer

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

This chapter explores questions regarding what charitable organizations should be held accountable for, to whom they should be held accountable, and, perhaps most importantly, how they should be held ... More


“To the Hebrews the World Is Indebted”: The Southern Roots of American Jewish Benevolence

Caroline E. Light

in That Pride of Race and Character: The Roots of Jewish Benevolence in the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479854530
eISBN:
9781479859542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854530.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the origins of American Jewish benevolence. The first Jews who arrived in the American colonies were allowed to remain only if they took care of their own poor, and this ... More


Conclusion

Behrooz Morvaridi

in New philanthropy and social justice: Debating the conceptual and policy discourse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316978
eISBN:
9781447316992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316978.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

John Stuart Mill commented that “charity almost always does too much or too little; it lavishes its bounty in one place, and leaves people to starve in another”. The issue addressed by Mill remains ... More


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