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"Empowerment and Beneficence: Strategies of Living and Giving Among the Wealthy."
Final Report of The Study on Wealth and Philanthropy. Paul G. Schervish and Andrew Herman. Presentation of findings from the "Study on Wealth and Philanthropy" submitted to the T.B. Murphy Foundation Charitable Trust, July 1988.
This report presents the findings of a thematic analysis of in depth interviews with 130 millionaires about their business, spiritual and philanthropic biographies. We review the research design and methodology of the "Study on Wealth and Philanthropy;" locate the study of wealth and philanthropy within the general framework of the sociology of money; explore the themes of identity formation and world-building; and examine sixteen distinct strategies of philanthropy among the wealthy.

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