A Future for Everyone: Innovative Social Responsibility and Community Partnerships

A Future for Everyone: Innovative Social Responsibility and Community Partnerships

By: David Maurrasse (editor)Paperback

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The original essays in this timely collection discuss the many ways to foster innovative and unprecedented collaborations leading to more effective partnerships between major institutions and corporations to poor and disenfranchised communities. Many of today's pressing issues are covered in-depth: bridging the digital divide; community reinvestment; university and corporate partnerships; and corporate responsibility.

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David Maurrasse is Assistant Professor in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He is the Director of the Center for Innovation in Social Responsibility and was formerly the Senior Program Advisor for the Community Building Program Area at the Rockefeller Foundation. He is the author of Beyond the Campus (Routledge, 2001)

Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1: A Corporate Environment in Transition?; 1. Socially Responsible Business: Global Trends; 2. Social Responsibility as a Professional Virtue: Law, Bourdieu, and Community; 3. Environmental Results: Corporations, Financial Markets and Environmental Sustainability; Part 2: Case Studies and the Philanthropic Paradox; 4. Community Voices: A National Initiative to Improve the Health of Underserved Communities; 5. Working Together: Corporate and Community Development; 6. Latino Nonprofits: The Role of Intermediaries in Organizational Capacity Building; 7. Spending Policies for Foundations: The Case for Increased Grants Payout; Part 3: Ideas and Information/Power and Access; 8. The Digital Divide: Communities and Technology; 9. The Media and Social Responsibility: Building Public Will for Change; 10. The Future for Economically Distressed Community-Higher Education Partnerships; Conclusion; About the Authors

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/03/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780415944533
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780415944533
  • weight: 385
  • ISBN10: 0415944538

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