Focus on Resources Docs: Volunteering and the legacy of colonialism
In this June edition of our "Focus on Ressources Docs", we recommend a Master’s dissertation from Thomas Roberts, which focuses on international volunteers on placement in Ghana.
The dissertation tackles a question that is frequently asked: are volunteers from the North reproducing colonialist schemes in the South? Through a series of interviews with returning volunteers, it concentrates on their views, their perception of their work, their role and their relationships with the community that hosted them, from a post-colonial perspective.
Get more information on this publication through its bibliographic record in Ressources Docs. (Abstract, year of publication, university,...).
You can read the dissertation here. (The site is in French but you can access the publication in English).