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Introduction

  • Lonneke RozaEmail author
  • Steffen Bethmann
  • Lucas Meijs
  • Georg von Schnurbein
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Part of the Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies book series (NCSS)

Abstract

In the introduction, we set the context of this book on corporate foundations by discussing perspectives on corporate philanthropy and subsequently define how we view corporate foundations. Furthermore, we further elaborate on the role of understanding hybridity, and we outline the structure of the book.

Keywords

Corporate foundations Comparative Hybridity Definitions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lonneke Roza
    • 1
    Email author
  • Steffen Bethmann
    • 2
  • Lucas Meijs
    • 1
  • Georg von Schnurbein
    • 2
  1. 1.Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Center for Philanthropy Studies (CEPS), University of BaselBaselSwitzerland

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