Who really cares : the surprising truth about compassionate conservatism : America's charity divide--who gives, who doesn't, and why it matters / Arthur C. Brooks ; foreword by James Q. Wilson.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Basic Books, Copyright date: �2006Description: xiii, 250 pages : maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780465008216; 0465008216; 9780465008230; 0465008232.Subject(s): Charities -- United States | Voluntarism -- United States | Liberals -- Charitable contributions -- United States | Conservatives -- Charitable contributions -- United States | Charity -- Political aspectsDDC classification: 361.7/40973 Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-236) and index.
Introduction: Charity and selfishness in America -- Is compassionate conservatism an oxymoron? -- Faith and charity -- Other people's money -- Income, welfare, and charity -- Charity begins at home -- Continental drift -- Charity makes you healthy, happy, and rich -- The way forward -- Appendix: The data on charity and selfishness.
Presents an analysis of the the charitable contributions of various groups in society, based on income, education, race, religion, and politics and argues that charitable giving strengthens the nation as a whole, improving financial health and enhancing quality of life.
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