Political Tribes Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

'A beautifully written eminently readable and uniquely important challenge to conventional wisdom' J D Vance author of Hillbilly ElegyNever has our society feltdivided In Political Tribes Amy Chua diagnoses the cause of our current political discord tribalism In many parts of the world the group identities that matter most the ones that people will kill and die for are ethnic religious sectarian or clan based Time and time again our blindness to tribalism has undermined our foreign policyAt home we have recently witnessed the rise of identity politics a movement that encourages us to define ourselves against and thereby exclude others The shock results of the US election and the Brexit referendum show that tribalism is a social truth that we ignore at our peril When people are defined by their differences to each other extremism becomes the common ground and the grand ideals of democracy have a hard time competing with aprimal need to belongIf we are to transcend our political tribes we must rediscover a broadernuanced unity that acknowledges the reality of our group differences Insightful challenging and provocative Amy Chua's groundbreaking book could not betimely'A beautifully written eminently readable and uniquely important challenge to conventional wisdom' J D Vance author of Hillbilly ElegyNever has our society feltdivided In Political Tribes Amy Chua diagnoses the cause of our current political discord tribalism In many parts of the world the group identities that matter most the ones that people will kill and die for are ethnic religious sectarian or clan based Time and time again our blindness to tribalism has undermined our foreign policyAt home we have recently witnessed the rise of identity politics a movement that encourages us to define ourselves against and thereby exclude others The shock results of the US election and the Brexit referendum show that tribalism is a social truth that we ignore at our peril When people are defined by their differences to each other extremism becomes the common ground and the grand ideals of democracy have a hard time competing with aprimal need to belongIf we are to transcend our political tribes we must rediscover a broadernuanced unity that acknowledges the reality of our group differences Insightful challenging and provocative Amy Chua's groundbreaking book could not betimely'A beautifully written eminently readable and uniquely important challenge to conventional wisdom' J D Vance author of Hillbilly ElegyNever has our society feltdivided In Political Tribes Amy Chua diagnoses the cause of our current political discord tribalism In many parts of the world the group identities that matter most the ones that people will kill and die for are ethnic religious sectarian or clan based Time and time again our blindness to tribalism has undermined our foreign policyAt home we have recently witnessed the rise of identity politics a movement that encourages us to define ourselves against and thereby exclude others The shock results of the US election and the Brexit referendum show that tribalism is a social truth that we ignore at our peril When people are defined by their differences to each other extremism becomes the common ground and the grand ideals of democracy have a hard time competing with aprimal need to belongIf we are to transcend our political tribes we must rediscover a broadernuanced unity that acknowledges the reality of our group differences Insightful challenging and provocative Amy Chua's groundbreaking book could not betimely