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. 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.

Author: Vudorr Kagadal
Country: Czech Republic
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: History
Published (Last): 20 August 2010
Pages: 413
PDF File Size: 17.65 Mb
ePub File Size: 5.80 Mb
ISBN: 531-2-85788-230-9
Downloads: 68508
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nejar

No trivia or quizzes yet. The stories told by real people are what all of us should be reading and remembering. Trivia About Arab Voices: Jul 05, Jessica rated it it was amazing.

In this important and critical time and the relationship the US has with the Arab World, we need Arab Americans such as James Zogby to become a link between the two sides. The author seems to have the best intentions and is doing whatever he can to promote a greater understanding of the Arab culture. We’re all stuck in this world together, so we might as well know a little bit about one another.

SinceZogby has written Washington Watcha weekly column on American politics for major Arab newspapers, which is published in 14 Arab and South Asian countries. I 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.

Arab Voices – Arab American Institute

Zogby has also addressed the United Nations and other international forums. Values, Beliefs and Concerns. Because of the Iraq war and continuing fallout from Abu Ghraib,Guantanamo, and the treatment of Arab and Muslim immigrants and visitors to the United States.


The most important thing I learned from this book was this: First, Zogby defines the Arab World. In a nutshells “it’s the policy” that coices in the region are unhappy with not America in general.

My energy has entirely departed from me for detailing as much of a review as I generally give, but that does not mean this is not a good source for people who want to know about what the people from “the Middle East” say. Oct 02, Kirstin M rated it really liked it Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Naila rated it liked it Feb 01, Zogby was appointed to the U. Zogby also chaired a forum on the Palestinian economy at the Casablanca Economic Summit.

This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Jane rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Voice of America News. The author sheds light zobgy common myths and misperceptions on the region using polling information and experiences he’s had in the region. Return to Book Page. James Zogby in Redmond, Washington 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.

Lists with This Book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hardcoverpages.

New York University Abu Dhabi. James Zogby, an American identity, an Arab heritage”. Aug 29, Erdoan A.

James Zogby – Wikipedia

Federal Bureau of Prisons. Jan 29, Hans Hoffmann rated jamds liked it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Feb 11, Linda rated it liked it. So, a book that claims to tells us, the West, what they, the Arab World, thinks is a beginning to some sort of mutual understanding.

James Zogby

I highly recommend this book. James Joseph Zogby from Arabic: To ask other readers questions about Arab Voicesplease sign up. The author, an American of Lebanese Christian ancestry, discusses his work as a voice in American Arab relations, zoogby he hears when he talks to people in the Middle East and reviews vices polling his brother’s company does in that region, and what we can all do to improve our understanding of the Arab world.


They are just the product of the American Foreign Policy which was unfair and dismissive of their culture and voices. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Refresh and try again. And over one-third of Lebanese, Saudis, and Jordanians think that their governments should do more to advance peace. The book will bring into stark relief the myths, assumptions, and biases that hold us back from understanding this important people.

Syring said “The only good Lebanese is a dead Lebanese. For his brother and American political pollster, see John Zogby. In andZogby served as deputy campaign manager arqb senior advisor to the Jesse Jackson Presidential campaign. Based on a new poll run by Zogby International exclusively for this book, some of the surprising results revealed include: Politico’s daily debate with policymakers and opinion shapers.

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.

This plea for better understanding of Arabs, backed up agab empirical data and personal anecdote, is a must read.