ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Commodification of 'Giving Back' in a Neo-liberal World

New ways of organising gifting of time and/or money are growing at unprecedented rates. They legitimise the capitalist system by providing the "human face" of the market. This article examines the trend of "philanthropic consultants" and "volunteer tourism" and how these practices fit into the capitalist system as a whole.
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