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[…] TalesfromtheHood yesterday gave an eloquent explanation of the inherent harm embedded in any “perpetuation of stereotypes and assumptions about whom the poor are, what they need, and how they should be helped.” […]
[…] just the ones that popped up first on my search just now. I recently also got involved with the debate about the impact of such generalisations with J over at Tales from the Hood. The complaints […]
[…] are some very active ongoing conversations around aid elitism at Tales From the Hood here and here, and at viewfromthecave here and here. It’s had some spillover with the conversation about […]
[…] et de la misère pour lever des fonds ou encore «poverty porn», le rôle essentiel des femmes, le respect dû aux personnes vulnérables et les problèmes de l’implication des multinationales ou des célébrités. Ce surplus cognitif […]