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SOCY 3343 Meaning and Practice of Philanthropy/Biography and Society (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

We examine philanthropy as a way of thinking, feeling, and acting in biography and society. A foundation has provided $10,000 for students to learn how to contribute grants wisely to people and causes they care about. In addition, we will study philanthropy's history; spiritual, philosophical, and sociological meaning; current and emerging patterns; motivations; implications for fund-raising, and effect of methodology on findings.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Paul Schervish

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13