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Cultural frontiers of the Peace Corps

Author: Robert B Textor; Lambros Comitas; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Cambridge, M.I.T. Press [1966]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Textor, Robert B.
Cultural frontiers of the Peace Corps.
Cambridge, M.I.T. Press [1966]
(OCoLC)647062803
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Textor; Lambros Comitas; Gift in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 171883
Description: xxvii, 363 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Forward / Margaret Mead --
Preface / Robert B. Textor --
Introduction / Robert B. Textor --
Cultural preparation for the Philippines / George M. Guthrie --
Cultural confrontation in the Philippines / David L. Szanton --
The representative staff as intercultural mediators in Malaya / Gerald S. Maryanov --
Tradition and change in a Thai university / Alan E. Guskin --
Moving mountains in Afghanistan / Louis Dupree --
Success in Somalia / Frank J. Mahony --
Nurses in Tanganyika / William H. Friedland --
The Nigerian experience and career reorientation / L. Gray Cowan --
Transcultural perceptions and misperceptions in Sierra Leone / Vernon R. Dorjahn --
Programs and potential in Tunisia and Morocco / Charles F. Gallagher --
Lessons from Jamaica / Lambros Comitas --
Pitfalls and progress in the Peruvian Sierra / Paul L. Doughty --
Expulsion from a Peruvian university / David Scott Palmer --
The emerging volunteer subculture in Bolivia / Dwight B. Heath --
Conclusions, problems, and prospects / Robert B. Textor --
Appendix 1: Professionals and editorial considerations --
Appendix 2: The organization of Peace Corps/Washington --
Appendix 3: The "in-up-out" principle --
Index.
Responsibility: [by] Lambros Comitas [and others] Edited by Robert B. Textor. Foreword by Margaret Mead.

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