Making Them Like Us: Peace Corps Volunteers in the 1960s

Making Them Like Us: Peace Corps Volunteers in the 1960s

by Fritz Fischer

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ISBN-13: 9781560986713
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 02/17/2000
Pages: 237
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction1
1.Kennedy, the Peace Corps, and Liberal International Development7
2.The New Pioneers32
3.The Other Side of Training61
4.Shaky Relations: The Peace Corps Leadership and the Volunteers77
5.The Realities of the Twentieth-Century Frontier: Living in the Third World106
6."Which One Is Really the Underdeveloped Country?": Working in the Third World130
7.Encountering the "Other": Relationships in the Third World161
Conclusion: From Development to Multiculturalism192
Notes201
Index229

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