This book offers an examination of volunteerism, philanthropy, and people-centered caring behaviors both individually and collectively. It discusses the positive contributions of individuals and a corporate capitalistic society through a variety of forms which help others meet their social and economic needs.Contents: Introduction; Volunteerism, Service Learning, and Philanthropy: Keystones to a Humane Society, James Van Patten; Interdependence in John Dewey's Theory of Community, George C. Stone; Interdependence, Ge Chen; Dewey, Corporate American: Then and Now, James Van Patten; Summary; Index.
James Van Patten is Professor of Education at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. George C. Stone teaches at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas. Ge Chen teaches at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas.