By David Horton Smith
This reference paintings defines greater than 1,200 phrases and ideas which were came across beneficial in prior examine and concept at the nonprofit area. The entries mirror the significance of institutions, citizen participation, philanthropy, voluntary motion, nonprofit administration, volunteer management, relaxation, and political actions of nonprofits. additionally they mirror a priority for the broader variety of priceless common thoughts in concept and examine that undergo at the nonprofit zone and its manifestations within the usa and in other places. This dictionary offers a few of the worthy foundational paintings at the highway towards a basic conception of the nonprofit region.
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Activity level in nonproﬁts: number and rate of events occurring in the name of a particular *nonproﬁt group or *organization. Levels may, for example, be low, medium, high, regular, or intermittent (Smith 2000:130). activity, protest: individual or collective action undertaken in opposition to certain existing or proposed social policies or arrangements that are considered threatening or unfair. Usually involves unconventional means or goals in a society, hence causing irritation to authorities and often public condemnation, as contrasted with *political voluntary action that is more conventional and socially accepted (Gamson 1990, passim).
Natural resources, *ﬁnancial resources) to emphasize that human groups of all kinds also beneﬁt from and advance their interests according to the salutary interconnectivity of their members. Putnam (2000:18–24) provides a history of the concept of social capital, while relating it to the *nonproﬁt sector. Portes (1998, passim) also reviewed the origins and application of the concept of social capital. Putnam (1993, passim) studied how social capital affected *civic engagement in different regions of Italy.
In general, professionals hold these attitudes more strongly than amateurs, while the latter hold them more strongly than dabblers or dilettantes, who only play disinterestedly at the activity (Stebbins 1992:38–46, 48–55). Stebbins (1979, passim) gives a classic discussion of amateurs. amateur activity: a pursuit in art, science, sport, and entertainment undertaken on an *amateur basis. Stebbins (1979, passim) studied the amateur activities of theater, baseball, and astronomy. As with other *leisure activities, amateur activities, if they are to be considered part of the *non- 20 angelic nonproﬁt groups ﬂat-earth paradigm proﬁt sector, must be motivated by *voluntary altruism.
A Dictionary of Nonprofit Terms and Concepts by David Horton Smith