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Why the Wealthy Give:
The Culture of Elite Philanthropy
Francie Ostrower

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Ch. 1Philanthropy and Status Boundaries among the Elite28
Ch. 2Religion, Ethnicity, and Jewish Philanthropy50
Ch. 3Gender, Marriage, and Philanthropy69
Ch. 4Education, Culture, and the Institutionalization of Philanthropic Values86
Ch. 5Attitudes toward Inheritance and Philanthropic Bequests100
Ch. 6Government and Philanthropy: Alternatives or Complements?113
Conclusion132
Methodological Appendix143
Notes145
Bibliography177
Index185

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