Aspen Institute Publications

Aspen Institute publications are listed below. Many are available for purchase through Google Checkout, a secure system for handling credit card transaction online. For assistance with ordering publications, please contact our Publications office by email or by phone at (410) 820.5326. Please note: Orders are shipped two times a week from our warehouse in Queenstown, MD, on the Eastern Shore.

Rethinking Public Media: More Local, More Inclusive, More Interactive

Barbara Cochran
December 8, 2010

This Report offers five broad strategies and 21 specific recommendations to reform public media. The strategies include strengthening local news operations, sharing digital platforms among public entities, recruiting more diverse workforces, and reforming public media structures. Written by Barbara Cochran, the Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the University of Missouri School...

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Price: $12.00

EPA 40th Anniversary: 10 Ways EPA Has Strengthened America

Timothy Olson
November 29, 2010

The Aspen Institute’s Energy and Environment Program is honored to take part in EPA’s 40th anniversary celebration. This occasion provides a unique opportunity to look back at the path blazed by the Agency during its first forty years and recognize the important achievements that have made it a leading model for environmental regulatory agencies worldwide.

Hezbollah and the Shiite Community: From Political Confessionalization to Confessional Specialization

Ziad Majed
November 19, 2010

This paper analyzes the evolution of the Shiite political elites within the Lebanese confessional and consociational political system. It also explores the circumstances that gave rise to Hezbollah and established it as the most popular and powerful force in the Shiite community. The paper explains recent political developments in Lebanon, particularly the mounting Sunni-Shiite tensions, and offers...

Executive Summary: The Artist as Philanthropist; Strengthening the Next Generation of Artist-Endowed Foundations

Christine J. Vincent, Study Director
November 5, 2010

Executive Summary

A study of the emerging artist-endowed foundation field in the US

The National Study of Artist-Endowed Foundations, conducted for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, is the first effort to define and describe the artist-endowed foundation field in the US. Though a small portion of all private foundations, these distinctively endowed entities are growing in...

The Artist as Philanthropist; Strengthening the Next Generation of Artist-Endowed Foundations

Christine J. Vincent, Study Director
November 5, 2010

Volume 2 Considerations in Foundation Practice

A study of the emerging artist-endowed foundation field in the US

The National Study of Artist-Endowed Foundations, conducted for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, is the first effort to define and describe the artist-endowed foundation field in the US. Though a small portion of all private foundations...

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Price: $150.00

The Artist as Philanthropist; Strengthening the Next Generation of Artist-Endowed Foundations

Christine J. Vincent, Study Director
November 5, 2010

Volume 1 Findings: Overview of the Field
Volume 2: Considerations in Foundation Practice

A study of the emerging artist-endowed foundation field in the US

The National Study of Artist-Endowed Foundations, conducted for the Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, is the first effort to define and describe the artist-endowed foundation field...

To order a printed copy, call our Publications Department at 202.736.3855
Price: $150.00

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