Regulating Charities

Regulating Charities : The Inside Story

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In this volume charity commissioners and leading charity policy reformers from across the world reflect on the aims and objectives of charity regulation and what it has achieved. Regulating Charities represents an insider's review of the last quarter century of charity law policy and an insight for its future development.


Charity Commissioners and nonprofit regulatory agency heads chart the nature of charity law reforms that they have implemented, with a 'warts and all' analysis. They are joined by influential sector reformers who assess the outcomes of their policy agitation. All reflect on the current state of charities in a fiscally restrained environment, often with conservative governments, and offer their views on productive regulatory paths available for the future.


This topical collection brings together major charity regulation actors, and will be of great interest to anyone concerned with contemporary third sector policy-making, public administration and civil society.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22.86mm | 567g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1 Line drawings, black and white
  • 1138680540
  • 9781138680548
  • 1,988,923

Table of contents

1. Introduction


Myles McGregor-Lowndes and Bob Wyatt





Part England and Wales


2. Towards Regulation: Modernising the Original Charity Commission


Richard Fries





3. The Reforming Regulator


Lindsay Driscoll





4. Reflections on Modernising and Reforming Regulation


Sir Stuart Etherington





Part United States of America


5. Challenged Regulators


Marcus Owens





6. Reflections on Challenged Regulators


Elizabeth T. Boris and Cindy M. Lott





Part Canada


7. The Prevention of Harm Regulator


Terry de March





8. Reflections on the Long and Winding Road of Regulation


Bob Wyatt





Part New Zealand


9. The Evanescent Regulator


Trevor Garrett





10. Reflections on Regulatory Accountability


Sue Barker





Part Australia


11. The Digital Regulator


Susan Pascoe





12. Reflections on Birthing a Regulator


Ursula Stephens





Part Conclusion


13. Conclusion


Myles McGregor-Lowndes and Bob Wyatt
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About Myles McGregor-Lowndes

Myles McGregor-Lowndes is a professor and the founding Director of the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at the QUT Business School, Australia.


Bob Wyatt is executive director of The Muttart Foundation, a private Canadian foundation that has engaged in issues of charity regulation for more than two decades.
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