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Title: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUNTEERING FROM SINGAPORE TO CAMBODIA: INVESTIGATING THE LINKAGES AND TENSIONS BETWEEN RELATIONSHIPS AND DEVELOPMENT
Authors: Chen Jinwen
Keywords: international development, international development volunteering, relationships, diplomacy, Singapore, Cambodia
Issue Date: 21-Aug-2015
Citation: Chen Jinwen (2015-08-21). INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUNTEERING FROM SINGAPORE TO CAMBODIA: INVESTIGATING THE LINKAGES AND TENSIONS BETWEEN RELATIONSHIPS AND DEVELOPMENT. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: MY THESIS ANALYSES INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUNTEERING (IDV) THROUGH THE CONCEPTUAL LENS OF RELATIONSHIPS, PARTICULARLY THROUGH LOCAL SCALE PROCESSES. IT RESPONDS TO THE OVERARCHING CRITIQUES OF PARTNERSHIPS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH A LOCAL SCALE, `ACTOR-ORIENTED? PERSPECTIVE (MOSSE, 2004), UNPACKING AND UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT FROM THE BOTTOM UP. I DO THIS THROUGH AN EXAMINATION OF THE SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION?S (SIF) IDV PROJECTS IN CAMBODIA. SIF IS AN ORGANISATION ENGAGING IN PEOPLE-TO-PEOPLE RELATIONS AND IDV. IT THUS EMPHASISES THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN ITS PURSUIT OF BOTH CITIZEN DIPLOMATIC AND DEVELOPMENT AIMS. CONCEPTUALISING DEVELOPMENT RELATIONSHIPS AS DISCURSIVE, STRUCTURAL AND INTERPERSONAL, I EXAMINE INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND THEIR SPATIO-TEMPORAL FEATURES. I EXAMINE HOW RELATIONSHIPS FORM AMONG INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANISATIONS, AND THE ROLE THEY PLAY IN DEVELOPMENT, DOMESTIC AND DIPLOMATIC IMPACT. MY ANALYSIS ILLUMINAT
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/121949
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