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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
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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?
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Book Book Australia
606 CAL 2017 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book New Zealand
606 GIV (Browse shelf) Available

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?

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