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From Charity to Social ChangeTrends in Arab Philanthropy$
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Barbara Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9789774162077

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.001.0001

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The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

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(p.43) 2 The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
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From Charity to Social Change
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Barbara Lethem Ibrahim

Dina H. Sherif

Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774162077.003.0003

This chapter discusses philanthropy in the Kingdom of Jordan. Although Jordan is not a wealthy country by world standards, the philanthropic sector in the country is thriving and the private sector is fully engaged. Private philanthropic giving in Jordan has grown into a multimillion-dollar industry, one that is undergoing a vigorous transformation. The institutionalization of philanthropy in Jordan is rapidly increasing, with many philanthropists thinking in terms of long-term social change as opposed to charitable giving.

Keywords:   Arab philanthropy, institutional philanthropy, philanthropic giving, social change, charitable giving, Jordan

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