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Author Bornstein, David.

Title How to change the world / David Bornstein.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  361.2 BOR    Check Shelf
Edition Updated ed.
Description xxi, 358 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-332) and index.
Contents Restless people -- From little acorns do great trees grow -- The light in my head went on : Fábio Rosa, Brazil : rural electrification -- The fixed determination of an indomitable will : Florence Nightingale, England : nursing -- A very significant force : Bill Drayton, United States : the bubble -- Why was I never told about this? -- Ten-nine-eight-childline! Jeroo Billimoria, India : child protection -- The role of the social entrepreneur -- "What sort of a mother are you?" : Erzsébet Szekeres, Hungary : assisted living for the disabled -- Are they possessed, really possessed, by an idea? -- If the world is to be put in order : Vera Cordeiro, Brazil : reforming healthcare -- In search of social excellence -- The talent is out there : J.B. Schramm, United States : college access -- New opportunities, new challenges -- Something needed to be done : Veronica Khosa, South Africa : care for AIDs patients -- Four practices of innovative organizations -- This country has to change : Javed Abidi, India : disability rights -- Six qualities of successful social entrepreneurs -- Morality must march with capacity : James Grant, United States : the child survival revolution -- Blueprint copying -- Conclusion : the emergence of the citizen sector.
Summary 'How to Change the World' tells the stories of remarkable individuals who have improved our world. For anyone seeking to make a positive mark on the world, this will be both an inspiring read and an invaluable handbook.
Subject Social action -- Case studies.
Social service -- Case studies.
Social reformers -- Case studies.
Social action. (OCoLC)fst01122251
Social reformers. (OCoLC)fst01122841
Social service. (OCoLC)fst01123192
Nonprofit-Bereich (DE-588)4115404-6
Unternehmensgründung (DE-588)4078599-3
Soziale Dienstleistung (DE-588)4055710-8
Bereitstellung (DE-588)4438961-9
Sozialer Wandel (DE-588)4077587-2
Social action -- Case studies.
Social service -- Case studies.
Social reformers -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Case studies.
ISBN 9780195334760 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0195334760 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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