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Giving well : the ethics of philanthropy

Author: Patricia M L Illingworth; Thomas Pogge; Leif Wenar
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In GIVING WELL: THE ETHICS OF PHILANTHROPY, an accomplished trio of editors bring together an international group of distinguished philosophers, social scientists, lawyers and practitioners to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia M L Illingworth; Thomas Pogge; Leif Wenar
ISBN: 9780199739073 0199739072
OCLC Number: 588998863
Description: ix, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What should a billionaire give, and what should it mean to you? / Peter Singer --
Obligations of justice and beneficence to aid the severely poor / Elizabeth Ashford --
How international nongovernmental organizations should act / Thomas Pogge --
The Valmont effect: the warm-glow theory of philanthropy / Jon Elster --
Aiding the world's poor: new challenges for donor states / Roger C. Riddell --
Poverty is no pond: challenges for the affluent / Leif Wenar --
Ethics in translation: principles and power in the philanthropic encounter / Alex de Waal --
Global philanthropy and global governance: the problematic moral legitimacy of the relationship between global civil society and the United Nations / Kenneth Anderson --
Toward a political theory of philanthropy / Rob Reich --
Giving back: norms, ethics, and law in the service of philanthropy / Patricia Illingworth --
The funder as founder: ethical considerations of the philanthropic creation of nonprofit organizations / James Shulman --
The unfulfilled promise of corporate philanthropy / Thomas W. Dunfee --
Philanthropy, self-interest, and accountability: American universities and developing countries / Devesh Kapur.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Illingworth, Thomas Pogge, and Leif Wenar.
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