The givers : wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : Alfred A.. Knopf, 2017.
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction
361.74 CALLA
Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction
361.74 CALLA
Copies
Location
Call Number
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction
361.74 CALLA
Available
Central - Adult Nonfiction
361.74 CALLA
Checked Out
Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction
361.74 CALLA
Available
Description
Loading Description...
More Details
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
343 pages ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781101947050, 1101947055, 9781101971048, 1101971045

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"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"--,Provided by publisher.
Description
"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"--,Provided by publisher.
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Callahan, D. (2017). The givers: wealth, power, and philanthropy in a new gilded age. First edition. New York: Alfred A.. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Callahan, David, 1965-. 2017. The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. New York: Alfred A.. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Callahan, David, 1965-, The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. New York: Alfred A.. Knopf, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Callahan, David. The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age. First edition. New York: Alfred A.. Knopf, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Loading Staff View.