Reviews and reviews. Maly Narod and conspiracy theory
Amy Chua. World on Fire. New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Auckland: Doubleday. 2003(Amy Chua. The world is on fire.) "After the fall of the Berlin Wall, not only in the Western world, but also far beyond its borders, there was an unshakeable confidence that the magic fusion of democracy and the free market will transform our world into a community of modernized and peace-loving nations... And that such signs of backwardness as interethnic strife and religious fanaticism are doomed to disappear soon." With these words on the cover of the book, Amy Chua characterizes the generally accepted view of globalization-and then refutes it. From the very first pages, the reader is convinced that the promised universal reconciliation has resulted in an unprecedented increase in chauvinism and racial hatred in various parts of the world. Amy Chua, an expert in Third-world economics who leads a seminar on "Legitimacy and Development" at Yale University, analyzes in detail both the history of long-standing diseases and the causes of their current exacerbation. The researcher tells in detail about the nationalist myths that are taking hold of the masses with a new force. However, much more than the crooked mirrors of ideologies, it is interested in the economic reality reflected in them. Amy Chua, a Chinese-American native of the Philippines, learned what "interethnic tensions" are long before she began studying the economy of developing countries. Born into a "small but entrepreneurial minority "(representing only about one percent of the Philippines 'population, but controlling at least 60 percent of the country's private economy, including major airlines, banks, and hotels), she knew from childhood about the gulf that separates Filipino Chinese from native islanders." ... Millions of Filipinos work in the Philippines. for the Chinese, and almost none of the Chinese work for the Filipinos... With the exception of a handful of corrupt politicians and a few Spanish aristocratic f ... Read more

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