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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/10/2011.
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Soros is celebrated for his brilliant financial and economic insights, but his contribution to philanthropy is equally impressive. This work reveals the thinking and practice that drives a lesser-known aspect of this man's life, his goals for society, and his philosophy.
George Soros is chairman of Soros Fund Management and is the founder of a global network of foundations dedicated to supporting open societies. He is the author of many bestselling books, most recently The New Paradigm for Financial Markets. He was born in Budapest and lives in New York.
Table of Contents
|My Philanthropy||p. 1|
|Global Movements: Resource Curse, Justice, and Economic Development|
|Fighting the Curse of Natural Resources||p. 61|
|Promoting Justice||p. 93|
|Alleviating Poverty Through Economic Development||p. 117|
|Failed States: Haiti and Burma|
|Helping Haiti Rise from Destruction||p. 143|
|Laying the Groundwork for an Open Society in Burma||p. 173|
|Public Health: TB and Mental Disability|
|Tackling TB||p. 201|
|Liberating People with Mental Disabilities||p. 217|
|Minority Empowerment: The Roma|
|Asserting the Rights of the Roma||p. 243|
|U.S. Open Society: Drugs, Crime, and Two Cities|
|The Baltimore Experiment||p. 273|
|The New Orleans Challenge||p. 301|
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