Jihad Vs. McWorld

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This is an essential text for anyone who wants to understand the challenges facing Amerika after the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Political scientist Ben Barber offers a penetrating analysis of the cnetral conflict of our times: consumeristic capitalism versus religious and tribal fundamentalism. These diametrically opposed but intertwined forces are tearing apart and bringing togethor the world as we knnow it undermining democracy and the nation state on which it depends.

A NY times bestseller...