||This compilation examines the role and impact of nonprofit organizations-including advocacy, development, relief, human service, health, education, arts, and other agencies-in various countries around the world.
In light of recent events taking place in the United States and abroad, this timely resource will help to increase understanding of a broad range of nations and cultures.
Individual chapters, which are short summaries of longer research reports, discuss:
Human rights work in the Muslim world;
International responses to the plight of refugees;
Trends in charitable giving and volunteering abroad; and
Democratization and civil society in countries such as China, Bulgaria, Poland, Argentina, El Salvador, and Hungary.
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