Reviews

Paul Farmer, from the foreword

"Dr. Schuller’s book suggests new rules of the road for foreign assistance. His prescriptions are the result of dedicated fieldwork and years spent in Haiti living with Haitians, learning their...

Faye V. Harrison, author of Outsider Within: Reworking Anthropology in the Global Age

"Mark Schuller’s ethnography of pre- and post-earthquake disaster Haiti is profoundly riveting, poignant, and courageous. It offers a timely no-holds-barred critique and theoretically nuanced...

Alex Dupuy, John E. Andrus Professor of Sociology, Wesleyan University

"Schuller's analysis of the two NGOs is a singular contribution to our understanding of such organizations in underdeveloped countries."

Francois Pierre-Louis, author of Haitians in New York City: Transnationalism and Hometown Associations

"Schuller’s careful analysis of the activities and constraints of the two NGOs studied in the book is not only original but also provides to non Haitian academics enough materials to help them...