This wide-ranging examination of Arab society and culture offers a unique opportunity to know the Arab world from an Arab point of view. Halim Barakat, an . The Arab World: Society, Culture, and State, Halim Barakat. Ali Al‐Taie Ph.D. Shaw University. Search for more papers by this author · Ali Al‐Taie Ph.D. The author of this broad survey of the contemporary Arab world is a Syrian-born sociologist and The Arab World: Society, Culture, and State. by Halim Barakat.

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Citations are based on reference standards. Given the unwillingness of Arab regimes to truly reform their societies, Barakat sees only two options for the future of the Arab people: National character and value orientations. Thank you for using the catalog. There was an worls while adding the following items.

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The Emerging Arab Economic Order. Conflict resolution in the Arab world: This wide-ranging examination of Arab society and culture offers a unique opportunity to know the Arab world from an Arab point of view.

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Barakat views the Arab world as a dynamic, evolving whole, containing immense diversity but still potentially cohesive and strong, provided the current pervasive alienation of its people can be overcome. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. The Arab family and the challenge of change. Visions for the Future. External challenges and political unity. Nature of the Relationships between Tribe Village and City.


Basics of the physical setting, demography, and ecology. The E-mail Address es field is required. Civilization, Arab — 20th century. Drawing on his own firsthand knowledge of the area and on an exhaustive review of the available literature both in English and ArabicBarakat presents a critical analysis of the historical and structural forces that shaped Arab society.

This scholarly work by sometime novelist Barakat sociology, Georgetown Univ.

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