The Legitimacy of Philanthropic Foundations: United States and European Perspectives (2006)

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Kenneth Prewitt, Mattei Dogan, Steven Heydemann & Stefan Toepler New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2006

This collection of essays examines why foundations exist and the varied purposes they serve in contemporary democratic societies. With contributions from Italy, Denmark, the UK and Germany, this book offers an unusually extensive review of foundation philanthropy outside the USA.

  • Civil society
  • Trusts & foundations
  • Understanding philanthropy