Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Ruth A. Shapiro
    Pages 1-15 Open Access
  3. Heesu Jang
    Pages 17-68 Open Access
  4. Ruth A. Shapiro
    Pages 69-83 Open Access
  5. Ruth A. Shapiro
    Pages 85-100 Open Access
  6. Manisha Mirchandani, Ruth A. Shapiro
    Pages 101-112 Open Access
  7. Manisha Mirchandani
    Pages 113-131 Open Access
  8. Ruth A. Shapiro
    Pages 133-144 Open Access
  9. Ruth A. Shapiro
    Pages 145-158 Open Access
  10. Ruth A. Shapiro
    Pages 159-166 Open Access
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 167-173

About this book


This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This cutting edge text considers how Asian philanthropists and charitable organizations break with Western philanthropic traditions and examines the key traits and trends that make social investment in Asia unique. Based on 30 case studies of excellent social delivery organizations (SDOs) and social enterprises as well as interviews with ultra-high net-worth individuals throughout Asia, this book examines which characteristics and strategies lead to successful philanthropy and social delivery organizations.  Providing evidence based findings on philanthropy, social investment and social delivery organizations in Asia, this book provides invaluable resources for those wishing to deepen their understanding of the sector and what this means for political and economic development in the region.


Asian Philanthropy and Charitable Organizations Social Investment in Asia Social Delivery Organizations Relationships and Philanthropy in Asia Ultra-high Net-worth Individuals in Asia How Social Investment Works in Asia Impact of Charitable Giving in Asia Relationship with Elites and Social Investment in Asia Open Access

Authors and affiliations

  • Ruth A. Shapiro
    • 1
  • Manisha Mirchandani
    • 2
  • Heesu Jang
    • 3
  1. 1.CAPSHong Kong SARChina
  2. 2.CAPSHong Kong SARChina
  3. 3.CAPSHong Kong SARChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
  • License CC BY
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-7118-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-7119-5
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