White Saviorism in International Development: Theories, Practices and Lived Experiences

Given the growing interest in understanding the meaning, manifestations, analyses and implications of racism in North/South relations, White Saviorism in International Development seeks to remedy the shortcomings of the development studies literature on the prevalence of White Saviorism in Western development initiatives in the Global South. The volume comprises theoretical chapters, testimonies, stories and lived experiences from 19 contributors from across the Global South. With sensitivity and intelligence, these practitioners and academics create a tapestry that unveils the implicit and explicit forms of White Saviorism in international development.

ISBN Print: 978-1-990263-18-7
Publication Date: March 2023
Page Count: 268
Binding Type: Soft Cover
Trim Size: 6in x 9in
Language: English
Colour: B&W

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[caption id="attachment_15332" align="aligncenter" width="432"] Themrise Khan, Kanakulya Dickson and Maïka Sondarjee, authors of White Saviorism in International Development, published by Daraja Press.[/caption] Themrise KHAN is an independent development professional with over 25 years of experience in international development, gender, social…

    Given the growing interest in understanding the meaning, manifestations, analyses and implications of racism in North/South relations, White Saviorism in International Development seeks to remedy the shortcomings of the development studies literature on the prevalence of White Saviorism in Western development initiatives in the Global South. The volume comprises theoretical chapters, testimonies, stories and lived experiences from 19 contributors from across the Global South. With sensitivity and intelligence, these practitioners and academics create a tapestry that unveils the implicit and explicit forms of White Saviorism in international development.

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