Unravelling time : the process of closure in short-term international development missions in Kosovo

@inproceedings{Stephens2018UnravellingT,
  title={Unravelling time : the process of closure in short-term international development missions in Kosovo},
  author={Virginia Stephens},
  year={2018}
}
This thesis is about the influence of time on everyday development practice in short-term temporary international development missions, and seeks to explore what that means for our understanding of development organisations and their everyday operational practices. Interdisciplinary in nature, this study draws upon ethnographic fieldwork of EULEX, a short-term European Union civilian mission deployed to Kosovo, and brings together sociological theories of time, organisational closure and… CONTINUE READING

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