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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  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A contrarian argument that humanitarian assistance seldom produces the desired results—and may even further poverty and hunger.Former World Bank economist Easterly has perhaps chosen an unfortunate ... Read full review

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User Review  - GCPN - LibraryThing

Development Economist, William Easterly provides a sobering evaluation of Western attempts to provide economic fixes for the third world in this secular assessment of humanitarian aid. Named a Best ... Read full review

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User Review  - nordenman - LibraryThing

In this book Easterly provides a very nice overview of current foreign aid policies of governments and international organizations, and why they have done so little to help the poor world. Lack of ... Read full review


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