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How volunteering in development became "Duchessed"
WhyDev (blog) (2013)
  • Nichole Georgeou
Abstract
Discussion of the ways in which development volunteering has been stripped of its political meaning and lost its social justice and political dimensions. While the language of 'participation', 'partnership' and 'empowerment' is retained, volunteering has become infused with national interest and economic agendas. It is not a process, however, that is unchallenged.
Keywords
  • development volunteering,
  • duchessed
Publication Date
January 8, 2013
Citation Information
Nichole Georgeou. "How volunteering in development became "Duchessed"" WhyDev (blog) (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/nichole_georgeou/11/