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The Contingencies of Non-Profit Leadership

Hillel Schmid

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Non-profit organizations (NPOs) play a major role as providers of social, cultural, religious, and many other services. Some NPOs are also significant loci of social mobilization and political ... More


Organizational Ties and Neighborhood Effects: How Mothers’ Nonsocial Ties Were Affected by Location

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines which childcare centers were likely to exhibit those organizational ties that provided resources useful to mothers. The chapter pays special attention to neighborhood context, ... More


Non-profit Governance

Gemma Donnelly-Cox, Michael Meyer, and Filip Wijkström

in Advances in Corporate Governance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866367
eISBN:
9780191898501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866367.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The non-profit governance literature is emerging, multilevel, and disparate. This chapter provides a critical review of the scholarly literature on non-profit governance, identifies the distinctive ... More


A Theory of Public Service Motivation

Julian Le Grand

in Motivation, Agency, and Public Policy: Of Knights and Knaves, Pawns and Queens

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266999
eISBN:
9780191600869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266999.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Uses the material from the two previous chapters to develop a new theory of public service motivation. The theory allocates a key role to the sacrifice involved in performing altruistic acts, arguing ... More


Current state of non-profit organisations and the ‘New Public Commons’

Takafumi Tanaka

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the revision of the Civil Code and the NPO Law after the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011. It will be consider that the systemic revisions pertaining to NPOs that ... More


The Implementation of Market-Based Child Welfare Innovations

William Meezan and Bowen McBeath

in Child Welfare Research: Advances for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195304961
eISBN:
9780199863648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304961.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the changes that foster care agencies made, or anticipated making, as they shifted to a performance-based contracting system. Using qualitative analyses of sixty-four in-depth ... More


New Copyright Exceptions

Lea Shaver

in Ending Book Hunger: Access to Print Across Barriers of Class and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300226003
eISBN:
9780300249316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226003.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter discusses the non-profit organization Benetech, which operates many programs turning technology to social benefit. The biggest part of this work is Bookshare, an adaptive-format digital ... More


Fred Schwartz: 10 October 1931—6 August 2016

Tomasz Kuncewicz

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers an obituary for Fred Schwartz, the founder of the Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation. Schwartz was an inspiring entrepreneur and philanthropist who dedicated his life to ... More


The Regulation of Interest Groups and Public Benefit Organizations: The Operation Stage

Nicole Bolleyer

in The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a detailed empirical assessment of cross-country variation in the regulation of interest groups and public benefit organizations in the operation stage—covering the regulation ... More


Governing through Expansion

Judah Schept

in Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth and the Neoliberal Logic of Carceral Expansion

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479810710
eISBN:
9781479802821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810710.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 7 examines some of the governmental and nongovernmental bodies, processes, and relationships in the county to better understand the political contexts in which the production of carceral ... More


The Madison Valley Ranchlands Group

Thomas E. Sheridan

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The mostly privately held, 925,000-acre Madison Valley is located just northwest of Yellowstone National Park in southern Montana. In 1996, area ranchers concerned about rising land prices, stagnant ... More


Open Social Innovation*

Henry Chesbrough and Alberto Di Minin

in New Frontiers in Open Innovation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199682461
eISBN:
9780191762895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682461.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Open innovation has largely been studied in the private, for-profit sector of the economy in different countries around the world. This chapter considers the less examined role that open innovation ... More


The Regulation of Interest Groups and Public Benefit Organizations in Long-Lived Democracies: Formation and Dissolution

Nicole Bolleyer

in The State and Civil Society: Regulating Interest Groups, Parties, and Public Benefit Organizations in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198758587
eISBN:
9780191818509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758587.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a detailed empirical assessment of cross-country variation in the regulation of interest groups and public benefit organizations in the stages of organizational formation and ... More


The Emerging Role of State Investors in the Governance of Global Corporations

Paul Dickinson

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0037
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a nonprofit organization known for aggregating the interest of investors. In 2002 it represented thirty-five investors with $4 trillion, ... More


Policy analysis and the nonprofit sector

Steven Rathgeb Smith

in Policy Analysis in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333821
eISBN:
9781447333944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333821.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the use of policy analysis by nonprofit organizations, from its beginnings in the late 19th century to its significant expansion in the last 30 years. While policy analysis in ... More


Activists in Their Forties

Rachel F. Seidman

in Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653082
eISBN:
9781469653105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653082.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The seven women in this section were born between 1966 and 1976, at the height of the burgeoning feminist movement. They discuss not only the impact of feminism on their own lives, but on their ... More


Conclusion: Making Immigrant Rights Real

Els de Graauw

in Making Immigrant Rights Real: Nonprofits and the Politics of Integration in San Francisco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700187
eISBN:
9781501703492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700187.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter extracts the lessons that the case studies hold for scholars and practitioners. It analyzes the applicability of the tripartite model of advocacy strategies to nonprofit ... More


Timberland and the Smallholder Farmers Alliance: Creating a Data-Driven Smallholder Cotton Supply Chain in Haiti

Hugh Locke, Atlanta McIlwraith, Lionel Khalil, and Kate Roll

in Putting Purpose Into Practice: The Economics of Mutuality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198870708
eISBN:
9780191913334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870708.003.0023
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Timberland designs, manufactures and sells footwear, clothes, and accessories for the outdoor. It is a good example of a business–nonprofit partnership. It has partnered with a Haitian non-profit ... More


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