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Perceptions of Service: A Case Study of Post-Earthquake Haiti

Allison Mousel,
DePauw University

Full manuscript: www.kon.org/urc/v11/mousel.html

Abstract: This study examines the perceptions of service held by service providers in post-earthquake Haiti. Data came from a case study of a group of service providers who spent three weeks in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and analysis was performed on the responses to a questionnaire distributed to this group. Results reveal discrepancies and commonalities between self-role and perspectives and that of the other, or the projected role and perspectives of other service providers and the general local community.

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