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Work in international development, see exotic places, meet interesting people, and Americanize them

This cartoon reminds me of the faux-Army slogan: “Join the Army, see exotic places, meet interesting people, and kill them.” Only instead of shooting the locals, international development consultants develop private-sector partnerships, vocational skills adapted to a developing economy, and social safety nets.

Anyway, it’s a great way to spend five minutes on a Friday afternoon:

There You Go by Oren Ginzburg

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2 Responses to Work in international development, see exotic places, meet interesting people, and Americanize them

  1. Jean du Monticule September 19, 2006 at 2:59 am #

    This is by the same author who wrote “The Hungry Man”! I did not know he had other books. Do you know if there is any other?

  2. Zach Everson September 19, 2006 at 11:08 am #

    I looked on Amazon.com, Wikipedia, Google, and the publisher’s site, Jean, but didn’t find any other books mentioned. Hungry Man Books, however, has an e-mail address for Oren Ginzburg though (oren@hungrymanbooks.com). I hope that information helps!

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