Re: [ujeni] journal article
- Is this the same Sarah Waldorf who went to two or three countries as a
Self-fulfilling prophesy or research?
----Original Message Follows----
From: "Scott Geibel" <scottgeibel@...>
To: "Edith Mkawa" <emkawa@...>, <adam@...>, "Kathleen
Callahan" <nyachirwa@...>, "Malawi RPCVs" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [ujeni] journal article
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 15:03:24 +0300
I've just picked up the Winter, 2001 issue of the "Public Interest" journal.
There is an article "My Time in Peace Corps," by Saral Waldorf (Malawi
94-96). Her essay brings up some interesting issues about professional vs.
unskilled generalist placements, taxpayer costs per volunteer, and
host-country benefits. To make a long story short, she basically concludes
that the current system doesn't work in respect to providing skilled
manpower, amongst other things. I agree with some of her points, but
disagree with some as well. I recommend you all read it at the library if
possible, and draw your own conclusions-- this is a professional journal
article which may influence policy-makers.
To her credit (and to my relief), Saral does not specifically mention any of
us who knew her in the article- by name or example- in support of her
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