Edward Hall The Arab World Analysis

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Cultural and ethnic differences affect individuals, finding it hard and uncooperative to visit disparate regions and determining the type of interaction that should be present with different people; said Edward T. Hall due to his personal experiences in “The Arab World. Edward T. Hall is a cross-cultural researcher and an anthropologist that deals with different social concepts, he earned his Ph.D. in the Columbia University. (Rogers&Hart,2002). The article “The Arab World” explains and justifies that “proxemic patterns differ and that perceiving the world differently leads to differential definitions of what constitutes crowded living, different interpersonal relationships, and different approach to both local and international politics” (Hall,1966).…show more content…
His publications include: The Hidden Dimensions, The Silent Language and many more. He also taught at a few American colleges such as: Harvard Business School that make him a credible and dependable writer. In “The Arab World” the author illustrates that Arabs and westerners regardless of being in contact and communication for centuries, they still haven’t fully discovered and understood each other. Thus, this is the primary reasons why westerners outside their region feels diminished and face a lot of obstacles such as coping to utterly new cultures, traditions and way of life. The author perceives that Arabs live in cities and cause noise, making westerners feel self-doubting, uncertain and apprehensive. The article demonstrates a general idea about the cultural difference but in an ineffective way due to hasty generalizations and overlooking some
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