Who Really Cares

America's Charity Divide: Who Gives, Who Doesn't, and Why it Matters.

Arthur C. Brooks

2006, 250 pages. Perseus Books Group, 11 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142, 617-252-5298, special.markets@perseusbooks.com

Individual contributions make up roughly three quarters of annual private giving in the U.S. This new book from Arthur C. Brooks, professor of public administration at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, examines individual charitable giving in the United States. Brooks identifies Americans who give and those who do not, and examines them demographically, socially, ethnically, and politically. He investigates and dispels some commonly accepted stereotypes