1. Introduction to Key Issues in Child Sponsorship; Brad Watson and Matthew Clarke 2. Origins of Child Sponsorship: Save the Children Fund in the 1920s; Brad Watson 3. A typology of Child Sponsorship Activity; Brad Watson 4. Issues in Historic Child Sponsorship; Brad Watson, Harwood Lockton and Manohar Pawar 5. Excellence or Exit: Transforming Save the Children's Child Sponsorship Programming; Amy Jo Dowd, Celine Gustavson and Earl Moran 6. Child sponsorship and rights-based interventions at Plan: Tensions and synergies; Han Dijsselbloem, Justin Fugle and Uwe Gneiting 7. World Vision - Moving sponsorship along the development continuum; Brett Pierce and Christabel Kalaiselvi 8. Holistic Child Development through sponsorship and church partnership; Alistair T R Sim and Mark Peters 9. Children at the Centre: Children International, child sponsorship and community empowerment in underserved areas; Jim Cook and Damon Guinn 10. Baptist World Aid: Transition to a Child Centred Community Development Approach; Anthony Sell and Felicity Wever 11. Through the Eyes of the Sponsored; Anthony Ware and Brad Watson 12. World Vision, Organizational Identity, and the Evolution of Child Sponsorship; David King 13. Give and take? Child sponsors and the ethics of giving; Frances Rabbitts 14. Child Sponsorship as Development Education in the Northern Classroom; Rachel Tallon 15. Child Sponsorship: A Path to its Future; Matthew Clarke and Brad Watson
Han Dijsselbloem, Plan International Justin Fugle, Plan International Uwe Gneiting, Syracuse University, USA Harwood Lockton, Avondale and Pacific Adventist University, Papua New Guinea Manohar Pawar, Charles Sturt University, Australia Celine Gustavson, Save the Children Earl Moran, Save the Children Brett Pierce, World Vision International Christabel Kalaiselvi, World Vision India Alistair Sim, Compassion International Mark Peters, Compassion International Jim Cook, Children International Damon Guinn, Children International Anthony Sell, Baptist World Aid Australia Felicity Wever, Baptist World Aid Australia Anthony Ware, Deakin University, Australia David P. King, Memphis Theological Seminary, USA Frances Rabbitts, University of Exeter, UK Rachel Tallon, Victoria University, Australia ?
"I commend this book as being foundational for a considered discussion by scholars and practitioners of what CS has been in the past, continues to be today, and can be tomorrow." - Jayakumar Christain,
Director of World Vision India.