So what exactly is postcolonialism?
norms and standards, but as a true integration of all perspectives.
Real-life examples of postcolonial thinking
Those children don't really need any help. She didn't expect her assignment to be like this.
global north provides help to the global south where the people in need live. The people from the global south are seen as living in a kind of romantized poverty that many from the global north want to get to know. But it should not be the motivation of a stay in the global south to discover exotic things, to confirm stereotypes or to sugarcoat poverty. Annika's ideas go against the basic idea that what needs to be done is a change of the status quo and not to administrate poverty. Annika also manifests her power position by deciding that help is not needed for the children she is supposed to volunteer with.
example. Annika classifies the life of children. She decides who are real and wrong street children. Which criteria does she use for this classification? Her conclusion comes from the stereotypical colonial image of how real street children have to look like. Such stereotypes must be removed. Aspects of life in countries of the global south are just as multifaceted as they are in the countries and societies of the global north.
Please respect the pricing of local accommodation providers. In general, the host families can also make a living without the revenue from renting to foreigners. However, without the rent, few of them have the possibility to have more than the bare minimum to cover their living expenses and cannot afford any larger purchases or expenses that are not absolutely necessary for survival, such as travel expenses. If Nelly can afford such expenses, why doesn't she give her host family the right to afford the same?
How can I find out what other persons perceive and how they feel? How do I deal with my own needs?