Benjamin R. Barber, a political theorist whose book, “Jihad vs. McWorld,” presciently analyzed the socioeconomic forces leading to the. Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World is a book by American political scientist Benjamin Barber, in which he puts forth . Benjamin R. Barber, Author, ‘Jihad vs. McWorld: Democracy As an. Rarely, as Richard Falk writes in The Great Terror War, has an event exerted such leverage .

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McWorld is a groundbreaking work, vs.mcaorld elegant and illuminating analysis of the central conflict of our times: These diametrically opposed but strangely intertwined forces are tearing apart—and bringing together—the world as we know it, undermining democracy and the nation-state on which it depends. On the other hand, ethnic, religious, and racial hatreds are fragmenting the political landscape into smaller and smaller tribal units.


McWorld is the term that distinguished bfnjamin and political scientist Benjamin R. Barber has coined to describe the powerful and paradoxical interdependence of these forces.

In this important new book, he explores the alarming repercussions of this potent dialectic for democracy.

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A work of persuasive originality and penetrating insight, Jihad vs. McWorld holds up a sharp, clear lens jihxd the dangerous chaos of the post-Cold War world.

Critics and political leaders have already heralded Benjamin R. McWorld is an essential text for anyone who wants to understand our troubled present and the crisis threatening our future.

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From the Trade Paperback edition. He died in A thorough, engaging look at the current state of world affairs.

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