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Government provision of social services through nonprofit organisations

Lipsky, Michael; Smith, Steven Rathgeb


Historically, nonprofit organisations in the United States have played a critical role in helping people in need by providing education, training, residential, counselling and in-kind and cash support. Today, contrary to popular belief, most nonprofit service organisations in the United States depend on government for over half of their revenues. The paper by Lipsky and Smith considers the implications of this relationship between government and nonprofit organisations for our understanding of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1990
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a517da0e43
Access Rights: Open Access


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