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The Jouissance of Philanthrocapitalism:: Enjoyment as a Post-Political Factor

Japhy Wilson

in The Post-Political and Its Discontents: Spaces of Depoliticization, Spectres of Radical Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682973
eISBN:
9781474406475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682973.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Philanthrocapitalism is the name given to the recent trend towards the funding and management of development programmes by philanthropic foundations. This chapter analyses philanthrocapitalism as an ... More


Why Now?

Lester M. Salamon

in Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A key question about the developments chronicled in this book is whether they represent a flash in the pan or a durable trend in the financing of social-purpose activity. To assess this, the chapter ... More


In whose best interests?

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

in Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter analyses the intricate network of interests and their agendas that characterise social policy provision generally, focusing down on social investment in children's services and the early ... More


Philanthrocapitalism, ‘pro-poor’ agricultural biotechnology and development

Sally Brooks

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/9781447316978.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The rising interest in new forms of philanthropy, particularly philanthrocapitalism, has led scholars to consider how biodiversity conservation is affected by these new ways of thinking about and ... More


Philanthropy and the politics of social policy

Ayşe Buğra

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/9781447316978.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter traces the evolution of philanthropic involvement in developing country agriculture from the ‘scientific philanthropy’ of the Rockefeller Foundation during and after the Green Revolution ... More


Who Gains, Who Loses?: Distributional Impacts of the New Frontiers of Philanthropy

Michael Edwards, Matthew Bishop, and Michael Green

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Part 1 of this chapter challenges the assumption that market mechanisms allocate private resources for the public good more effectively than personal judgment, mutual solidarity, or democratic ... More


Philanthrocapitalism comes of age

Matthew Bishop and Michael Green

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The chapter build on previous work to explore how philanthrocapitalism has evolved. Despite the financial crisis of 2008, engaged giving has expanded and become more institutionalized rather than ... More


Venture philanthropy: Development, evolution, and scaling around the world

Rob John and Jed Emerson

in Social Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198703761
eISBN:
9780191773013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703761.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter starts by defining this term and constituent elements and phases, then traces its development starting in the USA and the moving to Europe and, more recently, to Asia. These historical ... More


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