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Title The legitimacy of philanthropic foundations : United States and European perspectives / Kenneth Prewitt [and others], editors
Published New York : R. Sage Foundation, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 294 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. I. Introduction -- ch. 1. Foundations and the challenge of legitimacy in comparative perspective / Steven Heydemann and Stefan Toepler -- ch. 2. American foundations : what justifies their unique privileges and power / Kenneth Prewitt -- pt. II. American perspectives -- ch. 3. American debates on the legitimacy of foundations / David C. Hammack -- ch. 4. Accountability and legitimacy in American foundation philanthropy / Peter Frumkin -- ch. 5. Redistributional effects of America's private foundations / Julian Wolpert -- ch. 6. Foundation legitimacy at the community level in the United States / Kirsten A. Grønbjerg -- pt. III. European perspectives -- ch. 7. Historical changes in foundation functions and legitimacy in Europe / Giuliana Gemelli -- ch. 8. Roles of foundations in Europe : a comparison / Helmut K. Anheier and Siobhan Daly -- ch. 9. Supporting culture and higher education : a German perspective / Rupert Graf Strachwitz -- ch. 10. Industrial foundations : foundation ownership of business companies / Steen Thomsen -- ch. 11. Foundation legitimacy at the community level in the United Kingdom / Diana Leat -- pt. V. Conclusion -- In search of legitimacy : similarities and differences between the continents / Mattei Dogan
Notes "A joint project of the Mattei Dogan Foundation, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, and Social Science Research Council."
Revisions of papers presented at a conference held in Paris, May 26-29, 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- Europe -- Congresses.
Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations -- United States -- Congresses.
Endowments -- Europe -- Congresses.
Endowments -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Prewitt, Kenneth.
Mattei Dogan Foundation.
Russell Sage Foundation.
Social Science Research Council (U.S.)
ISBN 1610444612 (electronic bk.)
9781610444613 (electronic bk.)