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Georgetta
Georgetta rated it 3 years ago
As a Master's student in Global Health, I am interested in international development, and this book provided a good introduction to the more economic side of development.
stevesong
stevesong rated it 7 years ago
High recommendation from Ethan Zuckerman
Osho
Osho rated it 9 years ago
It's hard for me to critique this adequately because I'm not an economist. It does impress me that the author identifies which of his own referenced articles or studies have been peer reviewed and which haven't. This is my most marked-up book of the last few years, but mostly in a good and dialogica...
Lotus wild over sakura
Lotus wild over sakura rated it 9 years ago
Paul Collier asserts the 21st century being the era of civil wars. If the claim is practically solidified, the peaceful restoration of a world community will be a far-fetched dream. Civil wars are detrimental to political and state progression, let alone humanity. A volatile umbrella sheltering ethn...
DesireesShelves
DesireesShelves rated it 9 years ago
Interesting book about our natural resources and how they are used and abused. Lots of stories from countries around the world. What exactly should we do with natural resources? We have already over-fished the oceans, with everyone looking out for their own interests, plunder is what happens.... A c...
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