The Resource Doing good better : effective altruism and a radical new way to make a difference, William MacAskill

Doing good better : effective altruism and a radical new way to make a difference, William MacAskill

Label
Doing good better : effective altruism and a radical new way to make a difference
Title
Doing good better
Title remainder
effective altruism and a radical new way to make a difference
Statement of responsibility
William MacAskill
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Almost all of us want to make a difference. So we volunteer, donate to charity, recycle or try to cut down our carbon emissions. But rarely do we know how much of a difference we're really making. In a remarkable re-examination of the evidence, Doing Good Better reveals why buying sweatshop-produced goods benefits the poor; why cosmetic surgeons can do more good than charity workers; and why giving to a relief fund is generally not the best way to help after a natural disaster. By examining the charities you give to, the volunteering you do, the goods you buy and the career you pursue, this fascinating and often surprising guide shows how through simple actions you can improve thousands of lives - including your own
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1987-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacAskill, William
Dewey number
171.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Altruism
  • Charity
  • Helping behavior
Target audience
adult
Label
Doing good better : effective altruism and a radical new way to make a difference, William MacAskill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 325 pages
Isbn
9781783350490
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Doing good better : effective altruism and a radical new way to make a difference, William MacAskill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 325 pages
Isbn
9781783350490
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
Specific material designation
regular print

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