Despairing developer P: Diary of an Aid Worker in the Middle East

Despairing developer P: Diary of an Aid Worker in the Middle East

by Timothy Morris

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Overview

Despairing developer P: Diary of an Aid Worker in the Middle East by Timothy Morris

This narrative relates the day-to-day experience of an aid worker in Yemen. The author casts an anthropological eye on the large range of people - permanent officials in aid organizations, temporary aid workers, the bureaucrats of the host country and community leaders - involved in the activities. Showing the differences of interests and values among these people, he questions the wisdom of imposed development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781850433507
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Publication date: 07/15/1991
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Developmentalism; the making of an expert; sojourn in Sana'a; into the field; a junket of discovery; what to facilitate?; glimmers of hope?; battling for health; facing frustration; things fall apart; packing it in.

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