The end of altruism?

The end of altruism?
Document type
Article
Author(s)
Leech, Graeme
Publisher
Institute of Directors
Date of publication
1 June 1999
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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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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