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Social Origins of Civil Society: Explaining the Nonprofit Sector Cross-Nationally (1996) « International Publications « Downloads
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Date postedNovember 18, 1996
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CategoriesInternational Publications, Comparative Nonprofit Sector Publications, CNP Working Papers
Tagssocial origins
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Comparative Nonprofit Sector Working Paper #22 | Lester M. Salamon and Helmut K. Anheier.
Applies results from the Comparative Nonprofit Sector project to test some leading nonprofit sector theories. The resulting analysis discusses how these theories often fail to account for the complexity of the cross-national experience. The authors propose a new social origins” approach to describe the international nonprofit sector.


 

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