MNPM7002 (Core)

Foundations of the Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Perspective (6 credits)

This course examines the theories and concepts, roles and development of nonprofit organisations, voluntary associations, philanthropic organisations and social enterprises from an historical, political, social and economic perspective. It also examines the distinct scope, theories and functions of such organisations, and how they operate and impact on society, to equip students with a deep understanding of the complexity of the sector and its relationship to public governance.