New Resource: International Encyclopedia of Civil Society

March of Dimes Drive, 1947, Atlanta LBCB023-062A Lane Brothers Photographic Collection, Special Collecions & Archives, Georgia State University Library

March of Dimes Drive, 1947, Atlanta LBCB023-062A Lane Brothers Photographic Collection, Special Collecions & Archives, Georgia State University Library

The University Library now has access to the online resource International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. This interdisciplinary work serves as an introduction to civil society studies, including the history of civil society, social capital, nonprofit organizations in economics, volunteerism, philanthropy, welfare, and related topics.

Prof. Dennis Young, in the Department of Public Management and Policy at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, served on the International Advisory Committee for this Encyclopedia. Additionally, Prof. Young co-authored two articles,  Nonprofit Federations, with Lewis Faulk, and Social Entrepreneurship with Prof. Janelle Kerlin.

The library contains many titles in the field of civil society studies. The following collections may be of interest:

The essential civil society reader : classic essays in the American civil society debate / Don E. Eberly, editor.
Changing images of civil society : from protest to government / edited by Bruno Jobert and Beate Kohler-Koch.
Social enterprise : a global comparison / edited by Janelle A. Kerlin.
Financing nonprofits : putting theory into practice / edited by Dennis R. Young.

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