The Doha Experiment A Liberal Education in the Arab World Gary Wasserman
 
Hardback
9781510721722
$24.99
Gary Wasserman’s decision to head to Qatar to teach at Georgetown sounds questionable, at best. “In the beginning,” he writes, “this sounds like a politically incorrect joke. A Jewish guy walks into a fundamentalist Arab country to teach American politics at a Catholic college.” But he quickly discovers that he has entered a world that gives him a unique perspective on the Middle East and on Muslim youth; that teaches him about the treatment of Arab women and what an education will do for them, both good and bad; shows him the occasionally amusing and often deadly serious consequences his students face simply by living in the Middle East; and finds surprising similarities between his culture and the culture of his students.

Most importantly, after eight years of teaching in Qatar he realizes he has become part of a significant, little understood movement to introduce liberal, Western values into traditional societies. Written with a sharp sense of humor, The Doha Experiment offers a unique perspective on where the region is going and clearly illustrates why Americans need to understand this clash of civilizations.
TitleThe Doha Experiment
SubtitleA Liberal Education in the Arab World
AuthorGary Wasserman
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published7 November 2017
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781510721722
Pages224
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Gary Wasserman taught at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in China and at Columbia University, George Mason University, and Medgar Evers College, CUNY. He has also worked as a Washington communications consultant. He has written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, Foreign Policy, and Political Science Quarterly. He is a frequent TV political commentator and the author of a bestselling American politics textbook, now in its 15th edition.

ISBNs: 9781510721722 978-1-5107-2172-2 Title: the doha experiment category:EDU 
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