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Book chapter

Giving and volunteering

P. 1-6.

The article discusses the phenomena of charitable giving and philanthropy, demonstrates differences between formal and informal volunteering, pro bono activities. The author indicates cultural differences and economic significance of volunteering, then describes what the predictors and effects of giving and volunteering are. Debates around costs, effectiveness, and social impact of giving and volunteering are also highlighted in the article.