Post Tagged with: "volunteerism"

The Role of Independent Volunteers in Humanitarian Crises

The Role of Independent Volunteers in Humanitarian Crises

Independent volunteers play a key role in humanitarian crises yet there is no such thing as “true independence” when the reality is feelings of frustration and futility.

Review – Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

Review – Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

Examining our attachments to ethical consumption practices such as volunteer tourism, Vrasti’s book sheds light on its links to capitalism and neoliberal subjectivity.

Review – Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

Review – Volunteer Tourism in the Global South

This work explores the phenomenon of volunteer tourism, especially the governmental rationalities and socio-economic conditions that valorise it as a noble and necessary cultural practice.

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