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Contents Preface 1. Restless People 2. From Little Acorns Do Great Trees Grow 3.The Light in My Head Went On F bio Rosa, Brazil: Rural Electrification 4. The Fixed Determination of an Indomitable Will Florence Nightingale, England: Nursing 5. A Very Significant Force Bill Drayton, United States: The Bubble 6. Why Was I Never Told about This? 7. Ten¿Nine¿Eight¿Childline! Jeroo Billimoria, India: Child Protection 8. The Role of the Social Entrepreneur 9. ¿What Sort of a Mother Are You?¿ Erzsébet Szekeres, Hungary: Assisted Living for the Disabled 10. Are They Possessed, Really Possessed, by an Idea? 11. If the World Is to Be Put in Order Vera Cordeiro, Brazil: Reforming Healthcare 12. In Search of Social Excellence 13. The Talent Is Out There J. B. Schramm, United States: College Access 14. New Opportunities, New Challenges 15. Something Needed to Be Done Veronica Khosa, South Africa: Care for AIDS Patients 16. Four Practices of Innovative Organizations 17. This Country Has to Change Javed Abidi, India: Disability Rights 18. Six Qualities of Successful Social Entrepreneurs 19. Morality Must March with Capacity James Grant, United States: The Child Survival Revolution 20. Blueprint Copying 21. Conclusion The Emergence of the Citizen Sector Epilogue Afterword Notes Selected Readings
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Social action -- Case studies.
Social service -- Case studies.
Social reformers -- Case studies.