Between jihad and McWorld : voices of social justice, papers presented at a conference with Benjamin Barber (Book, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Between jihad and McWorld : voices of social justice, papers presented at a conference with Benjamin Barber

Author: David Perusek
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume is the outgrowth of a conference aimed at situating questions of social justice within the broad social-historical context of our times as outlined by Benjamin Barber in the international  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Between jihad and McWorld.
Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2010
(OCoLC)761142597
Named Person: Benjamin R Barber
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Perusek
ISBN: 9781443819688 1443819689
OCLC Number: 619611857
Description: ix, 221 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Painting justice : sources for the holy war series / Susan Jarvis --
Globalism, post-modernism and the dislocation of the self / Cecile Brennan --
Between jihad and McWorld : questions of culture and cultural relativism / David Perusek --
The information service sector : a global factor in terrorism's decline and democracy's expansion? / Elaine P. Hocevar and Ernest M. De Zolt --
The varieties of democracies and the McWorld jihad / Roy Lechtreck --
Inequality and downward mobility at the heart of McWorld / Carol A. Puthoff-Murray --
Palestine in the American mind, Palestine in discourse : George W. Bush at the rose garden / Luke Peterson --
Imperialism as the root of jihadism / Payman Nasr --
Social justice and accommodating diversity in Northern Ireland / Timothy J. White --
American notions of jihad, the Israel lobby, and its role in the US war party between 9/11 and September 2006 / Norman Arthur Fischer --
Keynote address / Benjamin Barber --
Jihad as struggle : can the war in Iraq be won? / Irene Fiala --
Knowledge ownership : intellectual property law, cultural rights and the politics of economic globalization / Irena Knezevic --
Teaching for democracy in post-9/11 America : autobiography of a risk society in post-national space / JoVictoria Nicholson-Goodman --
Inequality, education and globalization / Edward J. Murray --
Breaking free of McWorld : a portrait of the revolutionary / Joseph P. Vincenzo.
Responsibility: edited by David Perusek.
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