International Volunteer Tourism

Critical Reflections on Good Works in Central America

  • Katherine Borland
  • Abigail E. Adams

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Abigail E. Adams, Katherine Borland
      Pages 1-5
  3. A Brief Social History of Humanitarian Engagement

  4. Priest in the Revolution

    1. Fernando Cardenal
      Pages 23-36
  5. El Salvador

  6. Nicaragua

  7. Honduras

  8. Limiting Structures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Abigail E. Adams, Katherine Borland
      Pages 187-195
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 197-227

About this book


Designed to promote reflection and 'better practices' among the prospective volunteers and organizers of travel-for-service experiences, International Volunteer Tourism provides narratives on short-term international volunteering in Central America written by North American organizers, student participants and Central American partners.


cooperation development Image learning science and technology service tourism

Editors and affiliations

  • Katherine Borland
    • 1
  • Abigail E. Adams
    • 2
  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Central Connecticut State UniversityUSA

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