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The Impact of Giving Together: Giving Circles' Influence on Members' Philanthropic and Civic Behaviors, Knowledge and Attitudes

  title={The Impact of Giving Together: Giving Circles' Influence on Members' Philanthropic and Civic Behaviors, Knowledge and Attitudes},
  author={Angela M. Eikenberry and Jessica Bearman and Hao Han and Melissa Brown and Courtney Jensen},
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