History and theory of the nonprofit sector
- Chapters 2 and 3 in Grobman, An Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector1
Written response question
Explore this question in ≈150 words, based on your readings for today:
Do you think that the growth of federal spending for the welfare state in the mid-20th century (for instance, under Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty) stimulated or hindered the growth of the nonprofit sector in the United States? What other social consequences have there been as a result of turning to nonprofits for welfare services?
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Gary M. Grobman, An Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector: A Practical Approach for the Twenty-First Century, 6th ed. (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: White Hat Communications, 2021). ↩︎