Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- A contested field : conceptualising development volunteering -- Historical and theoretical background -- Neoliberal development paradigm : social and political impacts on Australian IVSAS -- Linking voices and experiences to theory: Palms Aaustralia, its volunteers, and their context -- Motivation : altruistic and egoistic desire -- Interpretations and expectations -- Whose partnership is it? : unpacking "mutually equitable partnership" -- Networking home -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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