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Jihad vs. McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy

By: "Barber, Benjamin"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345383044

ISBN: 0345383044

Condition: GOOD


Jihad vs. McWorld is a groundbreaking work, an elegant and illuminating analysis of the central conflict of our times: consumerist capitalism versus religious and tribal fundamentalism. 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 one hand, consumer capitalism on the global level is rapidly dissolving the social and economic barriers between nations, transforming the world's diverse populations into a blandly uniform market. On the other ... View more info