Sunday, October 31, 2010 Research

Why do advocacy campaigns succeed in some cases but fail in others? What conditions motivate states to accept commitments championed by principled advocacy movements? Joshua Busby sheds light on these core questions through an investigation of four cases - developing country debt relief, climate change, AIDS, and the International Criminal Court - in the G-7 advanced industrialized countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States).

Author(s): Joshua Busby, Ph.D.
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 Research

Under contract with United Jewish Communities, the RGK Center is examining the impact of short and long term service programs on the development of Jewish identity among Jewish young people.

Author(s): Sarah Jane Rehnborg, Ph.D., Jinwoo Lee, M.A., Rachel Veron, B.S., Jennifer Abzug Zaligson, M.A.
Author(s): Jacqueline L. Angel, Ph.D.
Wednesday, November 7, 2007 Research

Author(s): Marc Music, Ph.D., John Wilson
Wednesday, March 22, 2006 Research

The information below is a supplement to the fourth issue of the Investigator series.

In this issue of The Investigator, we introduce five different methods for measuring the value of volunteers. In addition to reading the fourth issue of The Investigator, we encourage you to learn more about these methods by browsing through some of the resources we have listed below.

Author(s): Unnamed
Tuesday, September 6, 2005 Research

Author(s): Peter Frumkin, Ph.D.
Friday, October 1, 2004 Research

The information below is a supplement to the first issue of the Investigator series.

Author(s): Mark Pocock
Friday, October 1, 2004 Research

This series of one-page publications investigates the field of volunteerism, through promoting academic research and providing a bridge from academic research to the hands of practitioners. The series leads the field of volunteerism research by introducing new data sets, exploring characteristics of volunteers, and suggesting fruitful research agendas.

Author(s): Multiple
Saturday, May 15, 2004 Research

Cultural trusteeship is a subject that fascinates those who wonder about the relationship between power and culture. What compels the wealthy to serve on the boards of fine arts institutions? How do they exercise their influence as trustees, and how does this affect the way arts institutions operate? To find out, Francie Ostrower conducted candid personal interviews with 76 trustees drawn from two opera companies and two art museums in the United States.

Author(s): Francie Ostrower, Ph.D.