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Theories and Practices of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector

Quarter-long course
ETHICSOC 232T, POLISCI 236
What is the basis of private action for public good? How are charitable dollars distributed and what role do nonprofit organizations and philanthropic dollars play in civil society and modern democracy? In the "Philanthropy Lab" component of this course, students will award $100,000 in grants to local nonprofits. Students will explore how nonprofit organizations operate domestically and globally as well as the historical development and modern structure of civil society and philanthropy. Readings in political philosophy, history, political sociology, and public policy. Political Science majors who are taking this course to fulfill the WIM requirement should enroll in POLISCI 236S.

When

Location

Stanford

Deadline

April 3, 2023 | 12:00 AM

Open To

Undergraduates

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