SERIES ON LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES
Cover: Philanthropy and Social Change in Latin America in PAPERBACK

Series on Latin American Studies 16

Philanthropy and Social Change in Latin America

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$24.99 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674019652

Publication Date: 01/25/2006

Short

480 pages

6 x 9 inches

18 black and white illustrations; 15 tables

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies > Series on Latin American Studies

World, subsidiary rights restricted

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.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene