Doing Good Better

Doing Good Better

Effective Altruism and A Radical New Way to Make A Difference

Book - 2015
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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.
Publisher: London :, Guardian Books/Faber & Faber,, 2015.
Branch Call Number: 171 MCA
Characteristics: x, 325 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-313) and index.

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