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Foreign Aid & Development

(see also Arms Trade, Globalization, Cultural Imperialism, American Empire, Militarization of Foreign Policy)

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Cassidy, John. "Always with us?" New Yorker (4/11/05):72-77. Review essay on Sachs, The End of Poverty.

Editors of The Nation. "Saving the world: the limits of humanitarianism [interview with David Rieff & Brian Urquhart]," Nation (5/119/97):11-18.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Hartung, William D. Corporate Welfare for Weapons Makers: The Hidden Costs of Spending on Defense & Foreign Aid (Washington: Cato Institute, 1999).

Hayter, Teresa. Aid as Imperialism (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971). Early critical discussion of IMF, World Bank, USAID, IADB & Alliance for Progress, as they had affected Latin America in 60s.

Hensman, C.R. Rich Against Poor: The Reality of Aid (Cambridge MA: Schenkman, 1971).

Lappé, Frances Moore; Rachel Schurman & Kevin Danaher. Betraying the National Interest (NY: Grove, 1987). How US foreign aid threatens global security by undermining the political & economic stability of the Third World.

Rostow, Walt Whitman. The Stages of Economic Growth: A Non-Communist Manifesto (NY: Cambridge, 1965).

Jeffrey Sachs. The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time (NY: Penguin, 2005).

Sachs, Wolfgang (ed.) The Development Dictionary (London: Zed, 1992).

Thomas, Alan with Ben Crow, Robin Jenkins & Judy Kimble. Third World Atlas [1983] (Buckingham: Open University, 1994).

Tomasevski, Katarina. Development Aid & Human Rights: A Study for the Danish Center of Human Rights (NY: St. Martin's, 1989).

__________. Development Aid & Human Rights Revisited (NY: Pinter, 1993).

__________. Between Sanctions & Elections: Aid Donors & their Human Rights Performance (London: Pinter, 1997).

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