Book reviews

A list of my book reviews in chronological order 

Sujatha Fernandes Curated Stories-The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling

Claire Bennett, Joseph Collins, Zahara Heckscher & Daniela Papi-Thornton Learning Service-The Essential Guide to Volunteering Abroad

Elaine Mokhtefi Algiers, Third World Capital-Freedom Fighters, Revolutionaries, Black Panthers 

Fiona Dunkley: Psychosocial Support for Humanitarian Aid Workers-A Roadmap of Trauma and Critical Incident Care 

Boudewijn Mohr: A Destiny in the making-From Wall Street to UNICEF in Africa

Guillaume Lachenal: The Lomidine Files-The Untold Story of a Medical Disaster in Colonial Africa

Jeffrey Gettleman: Love, Africa-A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival 

Philip Woods: Reporting the Retreat-War Correspondents in Burma

Jennifer Bakody: Radio Okapi Kindu-The Station That Helped Bring Peace to the Congo

Conrad Keating: Kenneth Warren and the Great Neglected Diseases of Mankind Programme-The Transformation of Geographical Medicine in the US and Beyond

Frédéric Volpi: Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa 

Ulla Carlsson & Reeta Pöyhtäri: The Assault on Journalism- Building knowledge to protect freedom of expression

Dean Karlan & Jacob Appel: Failing in the field-What we can learn when field research goes wrong

Donald J. Nicolson: Academic Conferences as Neoliberal Commodities

Susan Williams: Who Killed Hammarskjöld? The UN, The Cold War and White Supremacy in Africa 

Tom Mills: The BBC-Myth of a Public Service

Nicole Dennis-Benn: Here Comes The Sun

Wesley Lowery: “They Can’t Kill Us All”-Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement

Lara Pawson: This Is The Place To Be

Mark Schuller: Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti 

Thomas Arcaro: Aid Worker Voices-Survey Results and Commentary

Peter Sutoris: Visions of Development-Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948-75 

Stephen Ellis: This Present Darkness-A History of Nigerian Organised Crime

Peter Gill: Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges-How Foreign Aid Became a Casualty of War

Michael Bear & Liz Good: Expat Etiquette-How to look Good in Bad places

Louise Linton: In Congo’s Shadow-One Girl’s Perilous Journey to the Heart of Africa

Dan Lyons: Disrupted - My Misadventure in the Start-Up bubble

Erica Kohl-Arenas: The Self-Help Myth - How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate Poverty

Anjan Sundaram: Bad News - Last Journalists in a Dictatorship

Kristian Lasslett:

Adam Fifield: A Mighty Purpose - How Jim Grant Sold the World on Saving Its Children

Kentaro Toyama:

Harry Browne: The Frontman - Bono (in the name of power)

Alice Marwick: Status Update - Celebrity, Publicity, and Branding in the Social Media Age

Nicole Aschoff: The new Prophets of Capital

Japhy Wilson: Jeffrey Sachs - The strange case of Dr Shock and Mr Aid

Martin Barber: Blinded by Humanity - Inside the UN's Humanitarian Operations

Jane Bussmann: A journey to the dark heart of nameless unspeakable evil - Charities, Hollywood, Joseph Kony
J.: Letters Left Unsent

Ken Silverstein: The Secret World Of Oil

Jillian Reilly: Shame - Confessions Of An Aid Worker in Africa

Lilie Chouliaraki: The Ironic Spectator - Solidarity In The Age Of Post-Humanitarianism

C.W. Anderson: Rebuilding the News - Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age

Mindy Budgor:

Rainer Eisfeld: Radical Approaches to Political Science - Roads Less Traveled 


Stephen Nugent: Critical Anthropology - Foundational Works

Zachary D. Kaufman: Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Atrocities - Changing our World

Nikolas Barry-Shaw & Dru Oja Jay: Paved with Good Intentions–Canada’s development NGOs from idealism to imperialism

Paul Hopper: Understanding Development - Issues and Debates

Jonathan M. Katz: The Big Truck That Went By - How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster

Antonio Donini: The Golden Fleece - Manipulation and Independence in Humanitarian Action

Patrick Develtere:
How Do We Help - The Free Market in Development Aid

J.: Disastrous Passion. A humanitarian romance novel
Clifford Bob: The Global Right Wing and the Clash of World Politics

Gary Vaynerchuk: The Thank You Economy

Andrea Cornwall/ Deborah Eade: Deconstructing Development Discourse: Buzzwords and Fuzzwords


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