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World on Fire

How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability

Amy Chua

For over a decade now, the reigning consensus has held that the combination of free markets and democracy would transform the third world and sweep away the ethnic hatred and religious zealotry associated with underdevelopment. In this astute, original, and surprising investigation of the true impact of globalization, Yale Law School professor Amy ...
Publish Date
2004
January 6
First Published in 2002
Goodreads rating
3.81
ISBN
9780385721868
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Aug 27, 2019
Over dinner with my wife last night, I deeply reflected on events leading to my decision to finally be a Public Servant, I shared with her this book I read more the ten years ago. Inequality in the world is a curse, and SA is a victim of this evil. Must read book to wake us up      source