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Exploring Perceived Effects of International Volunteering and Service


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Presently, we are witnessing an unprecedented expansion of Western youth participating in short-term (1 to 2 week) international volunteering and service (IVS) programs in developing countries located predominantly in the Global South. Current academic literature around the impacts IVS has on receiving host communities in developing countries is highly controversial. This study utilizes ethnographic research, involving a combination of participant observation and semi-structured interviews, to gain the perspectives of the Fijian Highland villagers from the IVS host community, on the positive and negative effects of hosting American aged 14-18 year olds participating in short-term (one-week) international volunteering and immersion service programs in their village since 1996.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC59954
AuthorKatelyn Kerrigan and Connie Swenson
Number of Pages80
Publishing Year19.08.2014
Edition1 st
Book TypeLaw
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandScholars' Press
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-05 00:00:00