by Jon P. Dorschner
Tag: Economics & Development
Review by Brenda Brown Schoonover, President of American Diplomacy Publishers
The Barrios of Manta by Rhoda and Earle Brooks, Amazon Digital Services, 2013, ASIN: B008KPZQRO, 324 pp., $4.99 (Kindle); originally published by New American Library, 1965, ISBN-13: 978-9997555700.
Review by John M. Handley
Review by Adam Clayton Powell III
China and Africa: A Century of Engagement by David H. Shinn and Joshua Eisenman, University of Pennsylvania Press: Philadelphia PA 19104, ISBN 978-0-8122-4419-9, 523 pp.
Review by Jon P. Dorschner
Poverty Amid Plenty in the New India by Atul Kohli, Cambridge University Press: New York, 2012, ISBN 052-1-513-871, 264 pp.
Reviewed by John Coffey
Allen C. Lynch, Vladimir Putin and Russian Statecraft, Potomac Books: Washington, DC, ISBN 13- 978-1-59797-298-7, 2011, 184 pp.
by Ralph Bates
by Rhoda Brooks The Peace Corps is fifty years old; an anniversary that dazzles me! I was just 26 years old and my husband, Earle, 28, when we joined fifty years ago. Now I am in my seventies and Earle … Continued
The Peace Corps Today: Celebrating 50 years of Service Past, Present , and Future Reflections on Sargent Shriver, Peace Corps Director Extrodinaire and the 25th Anniversary of the Peace Corps September 1986 To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the U. … Continued
by Brenda Brown Schoonover Former Peace Corps Volunteer, Philippines Group One (1961-1963) Since his death on January 18, 2011 at the age of 95, a great deal has been written and spoken about Robert Sargent Shriver, an exemplary American who … Continued
Celebrating 50 years of Service Past, Present, and Future
Review by Richard Gilbert
Borg, P., Carroll, M.,Kasdan, M., Wells, S. (editors), Answering Kennedy’s Call: Pioneering the Peace Corps in the Philippines, Peace Corps Writers Publishers, ISBN 13: 978-1935925019, 505 pp.
A Statistical Reflection on Official Development Assistance and Whether It is Directed Towards Its Goals and Ideals by Steve Dobransky American Diplomacy rarely publishes statistical analysis. But because this paper analyzes the debate over foreign aid’s purposes and motivations, we … Continued
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved by voice vote April 13, 2010 the Peace Corps Improvement and Expansion Act of 2009 (S 1382). Sponsored by Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), the bill would require the Peace Corps director to develop a … Continued
2011 marks the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps. To mark the occasion, American Diplomacy would like to feature articles on the Peace Corps, including both anecdotal and analytical contributions by former Peace Corp volunteers, current Peace Corps volunteers … Continued
by David Alexander Robinson
Foreign Policy Dilemmas before the President-Elect
by Chas. W. Freeman, Jr.
by Chas W. Freeman, Jr.
by J. R. Bullington
Reviewed by Henry E. Mattox