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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  - Ivan Taylor - Goodreads

I have enjoyed both books by Easterly that I have read. The writing style is engaging and the book is fact filled. The references to William Burke and Karl Popper are new to me. 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  - Carolyn - Goodreads

So disappointing. Maybe someone who is completely unfamiliar with the field of development would find this book educational? I just thought that everything I read was either completely obvious and over-explained or unsubstantiated. I couldn't make it to the end. 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  - 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  - Scott Goddard - Goodreads

The White Man's Burden is both a book and a process. Inside the book, the process is examined and critiqued. What is happening today in the development economics discourse is an unfounded ... 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  - David - Goodreads

I am arrived at this book far, far after it created a splash in the chattering classes (2006), so far after in fact that a long article featured in The New Republic just before its implosion (2014 ... 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  - Forgottendreamr - Goodreads

An important topic. I just can't finish it. 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  - Stefan - Goodreads

This is surely one of the worst-written and most flawed books I have ever read that was authored by an actual university professor. I have read many books usually labelled as pseudoscience that are ... 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 Goodell - Goodreads

Didn't actually finish this book. Thought the message was clear and strong but Easterly does a poor job of backing it up; he is unrelenting in his use of data and World Bank references. Too anecdotal. What a shame Read full review


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