Inside the Everyday Lives of Development Workers: The Challenges and Futures of Aidland

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  • ISBN-13: 9781565493230
  • Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/2011
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1) Introduction – Heather Hindman and Anne-Meike Fechter; 2) False Binaries:Altruism and Selfishness in NGO Work - Sara De Jong; 3) Maintaining Independence: The Moral Ambiguities of Personal Relations Among Ghanaian Development Workers - Thomas Yarrow ; 4) Intercultural Encounters, Colonial Continuities and Contemporary Disconnects in Rural Aid: An Ethnography of Development Practitioners in Madagascar - Ritu Verma; 5) Orienting Guesthood in the Mennonite Central Committee in Indonesia - Philip Fountain; 6) Everywhere and Everthrough: Rethinking Aidland - Keith Brown; 7) Anybody at Home? The Inhabitants of Aidland - Anne-Meike Fechter; 8) Dealing with Danger: Risk and Security in the Everyday Lives of Aid Workers - Silke Roth; 9) The Hollowing Out of Aidland: Subcontracting and the New Development Family in Nepal - Heather Hindman; 10) Epilogue: Who Is International Aid?: Some Personal Observations - Raymond Apthorpe

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