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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 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
Subject Social action -- Case studies.
Social service -- Case studies.
Social reformers -- Case studies.
Cover Title How to change the world : social entrepreneurs and the power of new ideas
ISBN 0195334760 15.95
9780195334760 15.95
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