Chapter 13 The value of diasporic cross-border philanthropy and voluntourism
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In this chapter we work towards a research agenda on the value creation through volunteer tourism and cross-border philanthropy by diaspora. Based on the current literature on the value of volunteer tourism, we propose three broader areas for future research. First, we examine how the value created by traditional volunteer tourists could be similar or different than for diasporic volunteer tourist. Second, we explore possible new values created by diasporic volunteer tourists and consider whether these values might apply to traditional volunteer tourists as well. Third, we study the possible differences in values when replacing giving time with giving money (cross-border).