The World We Want

The World We Want

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In The World We Want, Peter Karoff presents a collective vision of an ideal world. By sharing his experiences and through conversations with more than forty social entrepreneurs, activists, nonprofit leaders, and philanthropists who are changing notions of 'the human condition' in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and North America, he describes how new partnerships and approaches are reducing suffering and gaining greater equity for people everywhere. These visionaries are engaged in a struggle of sorts, and that conscious engagement_'the shoulder to the wheel'_is a fundamental part of the world they want. The book weaves together multi-sector, multidiscipline strategies, but_in large part_it is about the power of human connection, reinforced by personal stories of motivation and the human capacity for caring. Without ignoring the institutional and cultural obstacles, and the courage needed to face down the dark side of human behavior, Karoff shows how citizen engagement and open source solutions could tip the scale toward a better world.How do you get the money that is available to actually get to where ita#39;s supposed to be going? And then the overall piece: once you have targeted the areas you want to work in, since you cana#39;t choose all of India at once, how do you get intoanbsp;...

Title:The World We Want
Author:H. Peter Karoff, Jane Maddox
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2007


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