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The Resilient Sector Revisited [electronic resource] : The New Challenge to Nonprofit America / Lester M. Salamon ; with the assistance of S. Wojciech Sokolowski.

Author/Creator:
Salamon, Lester M.
Standardized Title:
Resilient sector
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Washington, District of Columbia : Brookings Institution Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (162 p.)
Subjects:
Nonprofit organizations -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Nonprofit America is one of the least understood segments of national life, yet also one of the most crucial.Author Lester Salamon, who pioneered the empirical study of the nonprofit sector in the United States, provides a wealth of new data to paint a compelling picture of a set of institutions being buffeted by a withering set of challenges, yet still finding ways to survive and prosper. These challenges, however, are posing enormous risks to the historic character and role of nonprofits.Operating in an increasingly competitive environment in which traditional sources of government and phila
Contents:
Introduction
The stakes: what is the nonprofit sector and why do we need it
Four impulses shaping the future of nonprofit America
The challenges
The opportunities
The nonprofit response: a story of resilience
The risks
The road ahead: toward a renewal strategy for nonprofit America.
Notes:
Earlier edition published in 2003 as: The resilient sector : the state of nonprofit America.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8157-2426-8
OCLC:
915135051
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