Results 1-10 of 52

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Katrina Becker - Goodreads

Gosh I wanted to hate this book... From the title to the depressing premise. While I still disagree with several things, the first chapter being chock-full of Harry Potter references helped soften my heart to keep reading. Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Morgan - Goodreads

I GAVE THIS BOOK 4 STARS??? I AM SO MAD AT MY 2011 SELF!!! Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - John Favini - Goodreads

The economic perspective on aid critique is normally not my favorite (ie most effective nor most fun to read), but this is a rare exception. Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

Let's just take it as a given that anyone who works in development should read The White Man's Burden, and that William Easterly's mastery of the evolution of global political economics is both ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Louis Woofenden - Goodreads

Easterly provides a compelling argument against large aid programs, and for more home-grown solutions built by local innovators. Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Babak Fakhamzadeh - Goodreads

Easterly's The White Man's Burden is the book Linda Polman and Dambisa Moyo were unable to write. Instead of listing failures of development aid and angrily ranting about inefficiencies and ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

This book gets development right, highlighting the failures of the world's aid agencies to effectively reach the poor. While the rich countries of the world benefit from bottom-up social planning and ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Ldycelgmail.com - Goodreads

Easterly provides a wealth of information in this book that was indispensable to me in understanding international aid. However, the book itself is a hard read at some parts, sometimes due to his ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Vanessa Avila - Goodreads

"Give a man a fish and he won't go hungry for a day." The western world has sent a lot of 'fish' to Africa, well-intentioned charity, food, foreign aid, clothing, supplies. But too much of those 'fish ... Read full review

Review: The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good

User Review  - Kiddo - Goodreads

It must be a bad thing to read things that so thoroughly affirm what one already believes vehemently. Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
19
4 stars
53
3 stars
32
2 stars
15
1 star
4