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The Road to Hell

Maren, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0743227867 / ISBN 13: 9780743227865
Published by Free Press
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Title: The Road to Hell

Publisher: Free Press

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition:Good

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A former aid worker explains how misguided foreign aid, charity, development assistance, and food relief have propagated a culture of destructive dependency that damages the local economy and promotes corruption. 35,000 first printing. Tour.

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Before you mail another check to Save the Children or join the Peace Corps, read this book. Michael Maren shows that the international aid industry is a big business more concerned with winning its next big government contract than helping needy people. The problem isn't a lack of charity missions in the Third World, but that the best intentions of these idealists are often inadvertently destructive, thanks to a deadly combination of their naiveté and the willingness of native elites to exploit them. Maren spent many years in Africa living this life. This is a splendid, literate, muckraking memoir of his experiences.

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