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An exploration of the history, structure, and functions of the nonprofit sector especially in the United States. Topics will include philanthropy and voluntarism, the mixed (public-nonprofit) economy, the roles of the nonprofit sector in filling gaps left by the market and the state and in producing social capital, the rise of international nongovernmental organizations, and the emergence of new hybrid social enterprises with double - and triple-bottom lines. (Not offered 2020-21).
Prerequisite: Any 100 level SO class or consent of instructor.