Moving Philanthropy from the Margins to the Center

Moving philanthropy from the margins to the center of scholarly inquiry permits a task at the heart of any inquiry about democracy: understanding the complex division between what is public and what is private, tracing the evolution of that division over time, identifying the public dimensions of private wealth and power, and recognizing when private action supports or, alternatively, threatens the public interest.


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Fall 2016

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Robert Reich, Chiara Cordelli, Lucy Bernholz



History, Role in Society