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Book Review:
Students are expected to research and select a book that deals with one of the Development issues covered in class. This assignment is an individual submission. The selected book must NOT be a textbook. Please see the last page for guidelines. The due date is indicated in the course outline below

Guidelines for Book Review:

A full book review may concern only one book. Its length is about 1500-2000 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 book for 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
    ISBN


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