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The Profits of Charity

Kerry O'Halloran

Abstract

This book examines the contemporary law governing the involvement of charity in commerce and explores the reasons why this involvement is dramatically changing. From a perspective familiar to charity lawyers, NGO managers, and scholars, the author identifies the concepts and the law underpinning charities and their profits by tracing legal developments in the field and identifying the resulting opportunities and challenges for the future. At a time when many leading nations are confronting economic recession, the threat of terrorism, and the retreat of the “welfare state,” this book explores w ... More

Keywords: charity law, commerce, social capital, civil society, civic engagement, charity law review, social policy, common law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199767717
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767717.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kerry O'Halloran, author
Adjunct Professor, Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, Queensland University of Technology