Nonprofit Nation: A New Look at the Third America, Revised Edition
November 2002, Jossey-Bass
- Expanded sections on scope and impact
- Updated and enlarged statistical information
- New insights on the development of the nonprofit sector
- A new section on theories of the nonprofit sector
1. Nonprofit Nation.
4. Social Service.
5. Health Care.
6. Education and Research.
8. Arts and Culture.
11. Mutual Benefit.
--Paul G. Schervish, director, Social Welfare Research Institute and professor, Department of Sociology, Boston College
"Written by an outstanding scholar and leader in the nonprofit
research field and rich with information, this masterful overview
of the voluntary, nonprofit sector in America successfully balances
accuracy of presentation, comprehensiveness, and careful judgements
with a high degree of readability. This is one book that everyone
concerned with American nonprofits and philanthropy should read to
understand the nonprofit sector as a whole."
--David Horton Smith, founder, Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
"The most comprehensive guidebook to America's magnificent but
still largely uncharted third, nonprofit, voluntary, independent
sector, written by the person most qualified to guide us."
--Brian O'Connell, founding president, INDEPENDENT SECTOR
"Michael O'Neill has written a Baedeker for the nonprofit world.
No traveler should leave home without having read it."
--Leslie Lenkowsky, professor, Center on Philanthropy, Indiana University