The end of altruism?
- Document type
- Leech, Graeme
- Institute of Directors
- Date of publication
- 1 June 1999
- Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
- Business and management
- Material type
An article describes evidence suggesting a decline in the number of people in the UK donating to charity and stagnation in amounts donated. It is argued that this is the result of a decline in religiosity, reduced social capital, and a belief that social problems are for the government to deal with through taxation-funded spending.
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