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The Resource The givers : wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age, David Callahan

The givers : wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age, David Callahan

Label
The givers : wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age
Title
The givers
Title remainder
wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age
Statement of responsibility
David Callahan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. While media attention focuses on famous philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Charles Koch, thousands of donors are at work below the radar promoting a wide range of causes. David Callahan charts the rise of these new power players and the ways they are converting the fortunes of a second Gilded Age into influence. He shows how this elite works behind the scenes on education, the environment, science, LGBT rights, and many other issues--with deep impact on government policy. Above all, he shows that the influence of the Givers is only just beginning, as new waves of billionaires like Mark Zuckerberg turn to philanthropy. Based on extensive research and interviews with countless donors and policy experts, this is not a brief for or against the Givers, but a fascinating investigation of a power shift in American society that has implications for us all"--
  • "An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good bad"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Callahan, David
Dewey number
361.7/40973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV91
LC item number
.C34195 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philanthropists
  • Rich people
  • Pressure groups
  • Liberalism
  • Conservatism
Label
The givers : wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age, David Callahan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the great power shift -- The coming of big philanthropy -- Who are these people? -- Grandmasters -- Super-citizens -- Disrupters -- Leverage points -- Advocates -- Networkers -- Heirs to influence -- The new Medicis -- Agents of wealth -- Epilogue: Balancing act
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781101971048
Lccn
2016032915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn964698332
  • (OCoLC)964698332
  • 2017912
Label
The givers : wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age, David Callahan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the great power shift -- The coming of big philanthropy -- Who are these people? -- Grandmasters -- Super-citizens -- Disrupters -- Leverage points -- Advocates -- Networkers -- Heirs to influence -- The new Medicis -- Agents of wealth -- Epilogue: Balancing act
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781101971048
Lccn
2016032915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn964698332
  • (OCoLC)964698332
  • 2017912

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