Membership in organizations is growing, but not what it used to be.
Lending circles, self-help groups, and study circles are among the oldest and most effective tools for creating personal and social change.
A recent study found three common barriers to knowledge sharing across nonprofits and their networks, as well as ways and means to overcome them.
The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice by Peter Corning
The founder of the Kashf Foundation argues that microfinance can improve the lives of Pakistan’s next generation.
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A European perspective on American civil society. A quick glance at the latest
thinking about not-for-profit management and philanthropy
reveals some profound differences between the ways American and
European practitioners look at today’s major societal challenges.
A recent study showed that online game communities provide access to social capital.
Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World by Tina Rosenberg
American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us by Robert D. Putnam & David E. Campbell
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.