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Jihad vs. McWorld

Benjamin Barber's article “Jihad vs. McWorld: The two axial principles of our age—tribalism and globalism—clash at every point except one: they may both be threatening to democracy,” appeared in...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2019, 4:36 am (UTC)

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Jihad vs. McWorld

Postcolonialism and Barber's Jihad vs. McWorld analysis are both very difficult concepts to understand. Reducing them to simple representations is no easy task. Postcolonialism Postcolonialism,...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2015, 2:20 am (UTC)

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Jihad vs. McWorld

Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World is a book by American political scientist Benjamin Barber originally published in 1995. The book analyzes how two opposing...

Latest answer posted May 29, 2018, 1:07 pm (UTC)

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Jihad vs. McWorld

In his book Jihad vs. McWorld, Barber's use of "Jihad" and "McWorld" tends to sensationalize the two forces he sees as operating in the world from his early 1990s perspective. He uses "Jihad" to...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2018, 12:42 pm (UTC)

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Jihad vs. McWorld

I'm not sure I understand this question; is there any way for you to rephrase it and give us more information? By "McWorld," do you mean the kind of commercialized, consumer-oriented society...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2011, 3:34 am (UTC)

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Jihad vs. McWorld

Barber does not really see much in way of absolute hope to avoid the perils caused by the conditions of Jihad and McWorld. Essentially, Barber suggests that the best way to avoid the perils of...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2012, 10:31 pm (UTC)

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Jihad vs. McWorld

Benjamin Barber's 1992 article, later expanded to a book, could be argued to have been well-ahead of its time, although he was not alone in positing the problems that could emerge in a post-Cold...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2013, 7:01 pm (UTC)

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