Economic Development


Guidelines for  Review:

Students are expected to research and select a book that  with one of the “Development” issues covered in class.

A full book review may concern only one book. Its length is about 1000-1500 words. It should give readers an engaging, informative, and critical discussion of the work. The review should follow the Guidelines below.

The review should consider (please use as your outline):

• The intended audience for the book and who would find it useful
• The background of the author(s)
• The main ideas and major objectives of the book and how effectively these are accomplished
• The context or impetus for the book – – political controversy, implications of the  research, policy, practice, or theory
• A comparison with other works on this subject
• Constructive comments about the strength and weaknesses of the book

The front page of your review should include:

• Your first and last name
• Your student id
• Author(s) or editor(s) first and last name(s) (please indicate if it is an edited book)
• Title of book
• Year of publication
• Place of publication
• Publisher
• Number of pages
Price (please indicate paperback or hard cover) if available

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