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CONTENTS List of illustrations vii Preface ix Shirley Ardener Introduction: bridging businesses and bureaucracies 1 Fiona Moore 1 Matters of the heart: the business of English Rugby League 27 Margaret Groeneveld 2 When worlds collide: British bureaucracy meets German bureaucracy in the global financescape 47 Fiona Moore 3 Image and reality in an Israeli 'Absorption Centre' for Ethiopian immigrants 65 Esther Herzog 4 Loyalty and politics: the discourses of liberalisation 87 Simone Abram 5 Identities under construction: the case of international education 109 Hilary Callan 6 Portrait of an aid donor: a profile of DFID 125 Anne Coles 7 Identity construction in development practices: the government of Ghana, civil society, private sector and development partners 143 Lindsay Whitfield Notes on contributors 161 Index 163
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Professional employees -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Businesspeople -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Bureaucrats -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Identity (Psychology) -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.