Don't be like this guy: reflections on the ethics and economics of international volunteeringprint resource
Posted by: Willy Oppenheim
Date Added: March 21, 2012
A discussion of critical views surrounding the trend of international volunteering, including plenty of links for further reading and listening
In this post, I engage with a range of different critiques of international volunteering, including:
• International volunteering perpetuates neo-colonialism, cultural imperialism, and/or first-world paternalism.
• The intent of wealthier people to ‘see poverty’ is voyeuristic and ethically dubious.
• They don’t need your help!
...and more! Read the whole post here.