LAW Philanthropy and Civil Society
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Philanthropy and Civil Society
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[ Academia ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Academia ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Non Profits : Many lawyers practicing public interest law work through or with nonprofit organizations, which are often funded by philanthropic grants. This interdisciplinary workshop offers students who are interested in serving the public interest an opportunity to contribute to research in the area of the nonprofit sector and philanthropy.
General course Description:
Associated with the Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS). Year-long workshop for doctoral students and advanced undergraduates writing senior theses on the nature of civil society or philanthropy. Focus is on pursuit of progressive research and writing contributing to the current scholarly knowledge of the nonprofit sector and philanthropy. Accomplished in a large part through peer review. Readings include recent scholarship in aforementioned fields. May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 3 units. Cross-listed with Education (EDUC 374), Political Science (POLISCI 334) and Sociology (SOC 374).