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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  - Stephen Cranney - Goodreads

Very informative; good, important points, yet witty and entertaining. 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  - Brian - Goodreads

The White Man's Burden is a great example of that most noble of pursuits, de-twaddling. So much baloney has been written about decolonization, developmental economics, and the like, that you could ... 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  - Iddi Rashid - Goodreads

I am African, and I was a big fun of Foreign Aid, this book changed my mind completely. Dr. Easterly analyzed the issue in a very simple manner, he spoke it in the language that even if you have a ... 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  - Dianna - Goodreads

I highly recommend this book for anyone who is thinking about getting into international development, humanitarian assistance, or work for the US government abroad. It will help to give you better ... 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  - Jeremy - Goodreads

An absolute must read for every Political Scientist, International Relations, Economist, and bleeding heart out there. 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  - Brian - Goodreads

I think the problems and potential solutions presented in this book are of overwhelming importance for the aid community. I can admit that Easterly's writing style is less than masterful, and that the ... 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  - Kraychik - Goodreads

This book shatters mythologies held by utopian statists that humanity can be perfected if only we plan everything out in great enough detail with the wisest persons on the planet. Unfortunately, this ... 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  - Mary - Goodreads

This is an excellent little book built on the thesis that poor people aren't stupid. How refreshing is that? Still, when Easterly came to BYU and said that there was really nothing we can do for the ... 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  - Kito - Goodreads

extremely informative but as the title suggests, thoroughly depressing 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  - Gruberg - Goodreads

This is the only book on development I've encountered that I like. Sachs is too optimistic and seems to believe throwing money at the problem will solve everything. The problem is, we've been throwing ... Read full review


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