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This book will do that for you in a very entertaining manner.
William Easterly gives, in his book, The White Man's Burden, an important contribution to the debate on foreign aid to developing countries.
Easterly shows that the first form of fish relief, however well-intentioned and executed, perhaps does more harm than good.
I like what this author has to say, but not how he says it. The writing style seems to be geared towards someone with a short attention span. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stephen J. Chalke
In 2011, Eric Ries made a big splash in Silicon Valley with his book “The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful... Read morePublished 3 months ago by T. Graczewski
A very good contribution to the development community in a refreshing and funny writing style. If you care about world poverty and development issues you will learn about the harm... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Romi I Savini
This book was very eyeopening. I had to read it for a class that discussed aid in foreign countries. Makes you think.Published 5 months ago by Alyssa M.
This book is just devastating if you are a strong believer in the work of the larger NGOs. This book makes an excellent case that development needs to be local, relevant, and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jonathan R Dunnette
It is insightful; it is impartial; it is comprehensive, and it seems to me the best all-round coverage on the plight and dilemma of the developing world caught in the grip of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Priscilla
Good analysis of the aid problem. Not as much statistical data as I would expect. A sequel would be nice.Published 11 months ago by USF grad
The reflections in this book are essential to any organization involved with social redemption, be it the UN, UNICEF, FAO and any other in that class because too many efforts are... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Timothy Jon Bachmann
This book is an eye opener...i have read it twice.....William Easterly is a guy whose writings are direct and lucid..Published 14 months ago by chan