The givers : wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age / by David Callahan
By: Callahan, David.Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017Description: 343 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781101947050.Subject(s): Politics | Society | Charities | Wealth
|Item type||Home library||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item reserves|
|Book||Australia||606 CAL 2017 (Browse shelf)||Not for loan||CA012005|
|Book||New Zealand||606 GIV (Browse shelf)||Not for loan||CA009479|
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 -- Balancing act.
Examines how wealthy philanthropists are shaping American society and how they are quietly accumulating power in surprising ways. Draws on interviews with top philanthropists, and asks, who is in power now the government is in decline?