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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  - Emily Dy - Goodreads

Thought provoking ang eye opening. It will challenge many assumptions. Although I think some more editing work could have been done to make it an easier read with a more logical, easy to follow flow of ideas. 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  - Mutono - Goodreads

Great book. it shakes the whole institution of aid. 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  - 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  - Ramtin Poustnichi - Goodreads

The white mans burden was a very informing Non-Fiction book by the economist William Easterly that mainly revolved around the topic of aid for poor countries and why that aid has not actually helped ... 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


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