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Philanthropy and Social Change in Latin America

Philanthropy and Social Change in Latin America

Edited by Cynthia Sanborn and Felipe Portocarrero

ISBN 9780674019652

Publication date: 01/25/2006

Latin America is a profoundly philanthropic region with deeply rooted traditions of solidarity with the less fortunate. Recently, different forms of philanthropy are emerging in the region, often involving community organization and social change.

This volume brings together groundbreaking perspectives on such diverse themes as corporate philanthropy, immigrant networks, and new grant-making and operating foundations with corporate, family, and community origins.

Authors

  • Cynthia Sanborn is Professor of Political Science and Senior Researcher at the Research Center, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Peru.
  • Felipe Portocarrero is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Research Center, Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Peru.
  • John H. Coatsworth is Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and former Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University.

Book Details

  • 480 pages
  • 6 x 9 inches
  • David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
  • Foreword by John H. Coatsworth

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