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My book: what's it all about?

My book, The Tribe: the liberal-left and the system of diversity , is being published on 1st of July, so not long to go now. Last week a courier dropped off my copies - showing this thing  that has been dominating my life for the past few years in physical form for the first time. THE BOOK: it exists I have already posted the backcover blurb and some of the theoretical background . But what is it about, really? How would I sum it up? At the most basic level, The Tribe is an attempt to explain what  on earth is going on with the politics of identity and diversity. How has it come to dominate our public sphere? And what is the role of the progressive liberal-left in this? It obviously has a major role, but how does this work? Why is this combination so powerful? And what are the consequences of it, not least on our public life? It is not a history book. It does not attempt to find 'root causes' for what it going on or to track back in time to find a few individual