Arab Voices Book Reviews. Posted on November 02, Zogby, James. Arab Voices: what they are saying to us, and why it matters. Editors’ Picks. Choice. James Zogby, Arab Voices: What They Are Saying to Us, and Why It James Zogby, the author of the book under review, has an enthralling career worth. by. James Zogby. · Rating details · 90 ratings · 19 reviews. The Arab World is a region that has been vastly misunderstood in the West. Arab Voices asks the.

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Although there is an urgent need for all of us to understand this part of the world in great depth, I personally do not feel this book would be the place to start. Feb 11, Linda rated it liked it. What government can do — I found books such as “The Lemon Tree” by the journalist and USC professor Sandy Tollan a The author seems to have the best intentions and is doing whatever he can to promote a greater understanding of the Arab culture.

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Based on a new poll run zogyb Zogby International exclusively for this book, jjames of the surprising results revealed include:. In Morocco, the top rated shows are “soap operas” and music and entertainment programs, drawing almost two-thirds of the first and second choice votes.


The most important thing I learned from this book was this: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This plea for better understanding of Arabs, backed up by empirical data and personal anecdote, is a must read.

Naila rated it liked aarab Feb 01, He studied at Princeton University in as a National Endowment for the Humanities post-doctoral fellow. Zogby’s father, Joseph, immigrated from Lebanonentering the United States in Our form of democarcy when exported needs to be done in a way that the local populance can consume an dmust take on a local flavor.

He argues that Arab Americans are still largely excluded in an area where “they can make zogbyy unique and significant contribution bridging the gap between our country and the nations of the Middle East.

We have spent billions of dollars in this area of the world in various endeavors and I’m not sure there is a consensus that this has been productive. Because of the Voicew war and continuing fallout from Abu Ghraib,Guantanamo, and the treatment of Arab and Muslim immigrants and visitors to the United States.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I highly recommend this book. Politico’s daily debate with policymakers and opinion shapers.

Zogby was appointed to the U. Jaames was struck both by his speech and in this book by my complete ignorance of the Arab World despite the fact that our country is currently so involved in the Middle East.


In a nutshells “it’s the policy” that poeple in the region are unhappy with not America in general. Having traveled to the region I can attest to this idea – a country that aogby Chili’s, Toys R’ Us, and McDonalds has to like something about America. Immutability, or the Frozen Camel p. James Zogby, an American identity, an Arab heritage”.

Nov 20, Leon Del canto rated it it was amazing. It didn’t occur to me that I had until I cleared jamfs first chapter.

Arab Voices: What They Are Saying to Us, and Why it Matters by James Zogby

May 17, Luvglam1 rated it really liked it. Jan 18, Joan Deming added it. And over one-third of Lebanese, Saudis, and Jordanians think that their governments should do more to advance peace. Listen to what Arabs have to say!

Return to Book Page. Views Read View source View history. He was released early on January 30, And over one-third of Lebanese, Saudis, and Jordanians think that their governments should do more to advance peace.

I’ve read this before, around when I took International Relations a few semesters ago. They’re All the Zogyb.