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  • noun A term sometimes used to describe the spreading of McDonald's restaurants throughout the world as the result of globalization
  • noun By extension, a term used to describe the effects of international McDonaldization of services and commercialization of goods and services as an element of globalization as a whole.

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Examples

  • 'McWorld' being created, we are seeing that Western cultural values and big business have been subverted and transformed by, rather than overwhelming Islamic countries.

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  • His second trip organised by Monitor was an extraordinary public discussion hosted by Sir David Frost, the TV interviewer, with a panel of three "thinkers" – Giddens, Gaddafi and Benjamin Barber, author of Jihad vs McWorld.

    Anthony Giddens' trip to see Gaddafi vetted by Libyan intelligence chief

  • According to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Sociology Professor Uri Ram, author of "The Globalization of Israel: McWorld in Tel Aviv, Jihad in Jerusalem," even the Labor Party renounced its founding values, and embraces the "transforming (of) Israel from a welfare society into this kind of free-market, corporate-dominated" one.

    Israeli Democracy or Hypocrisy

  • Still, although Jihad may be at war with McWorld, most other forms of religious enthusiasm, including most forms of Islam, are not.

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  • Still, although Jihad may be at war with McWorld, most other forms of religious enthusiasm, including most forms of Islam, are not.

    And The Winner Is...

  • According to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Sociology Professor Uri Ram, author of "The Globalization of Israel: McWorld in Tel Aviv, Jihad in Jerusalem," even the Labor Party renounced its founding values, and embraces the "transforming (of) Israel from a welfare society into this kind of free-market, corporate-dominated" one.

    Printing: Israeli Democracy or Hypocrisy

  • McWorld b y Benjamin Barber, you can see how terrorists like Bin Laden rely upon TNCs to supply them.

    A Day Unlike Any In My Life

  • I read the Atlantic article ‘Jihad vs McWorld’ yesterday, for the first time.

    In Search of Higher Pleasures

  • Is it because they want to stop McWorld, is it because they want to reverse American foreign policy or is it simply because they are fundamentalist Muslims and it is therefore by definition their obligation to kill Christians and Jews?

    Hooman Majd: Jihad vs. McSex

  • And a few years before 9/11, Benjamin R. Barber titled his book "Jihad vs. McWorld", a bestseller that appears to have benefited by the post-9/11 surge in interest in the word jihad.

    Hooman Majd: Jihad vs. McSex

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