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Chapter 10: Helping Others

Egoism and Altruism
A critique of the concepts of altruism and egoism is presented.
http://www.friesian.com/moral-1.htm

What Makes Kids Care?
Read an APA monograph on the origins of altruism and how parents can encourage selfless behavior in their children.
http://www.apa.org/pubinfo/altruism.html

Opportunities for Altruism
This site contains links to information on projects for people who want to do good for people and the environment.
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/ruben_hugo/altruism.htm

The Altruistic Personality and Prosocial Behavior Institute
This is a multidisciplinary organization that studies and promotes altruism and prosocial behavior.
http://www.humboldt.edu/~altruism/altru.htm

Amnesty International
Amnesty International is an international organization that uncovers human rights violations and atrocities and promotes political activism to deal with situations as various as torture in foreign countries and the death penalty in the United States.
http://www.amnesty.org/

Philanthropy and Voluntarism
This is the site of Duke University's Center for the Study of Philanthropy and Voluntarism, with information about research and publications.
http://www.pubpol.duke.edu/centers/philvol/index.html

Understanding Homelessness
Learn about homelessness, the homeless, and what you can do to help.
http://www.nationalhomeless.org/

Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity uses donated materials and the skills of volunteers to build homes for families who are shut out of the housing market.
http://www.habitat.org/


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