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Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development : Unpacking Host Organization and Volunteer Rationales.

By: Tiessen, Rebecca.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Rethinking Development Ser: Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (172 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351709408.Subject(s): Voluntarism--Developing countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Learning and Volunteering Abroad for Development : Unpacking Host Organization and Volunteer RationalesDDC classification: 361.37091724 LOC classification: HN981.V64.T54 2018Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Learning/volunteer abroad for development (LVA4D) starts with unpacking -- 2 An overview of the diverse volunteer abroad options, trends, and motivations -- 3 LVA4D and cross-cultural engagement -- 4 Skills development and testing a career choice: Capital accumulation and perceived benefits -- 5 It's all about the timing: A 'place' for adventure and travel -- 6 Having an 'impact' and other helping narratives -- 7 Conclusion: Understanding rationales and the possibilities for effective practices in volunteer abroad programmes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Learning/volunteer abroad for development (LVA4D) starts with unpacking -- 2 An overview of the diverse volunteer abroad options, trends, and motivations -- 3 LVA4D and cross-cultural engagement -- 4 Skills development and testing a career choice: Capital accumulation and perceived benefits -- 5 It's all about the timing: A 'place' for adventure and travel -- 6 Having an 'impact' and other helping narratives -- 7 Conclusion: Understanding rationales and the possibilities for effective practices in volunteer abroad programmes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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Rebecca Tiessen is Associate Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada.

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