Cultural Resistance: Global & Local Encounters in the Middle East (Hardcover)
Khalaf explores the interplay between traditional loyalties and social change, and the failure of Arab intellectuals to serve as effective vehicles of social and political change in their societies. He also looks at the Protestant legacy in the Middle East.
Samir Khalaf is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Behavioral Research, American University of Beirut. He has held academic appointments at Princeton, Harvard, MIT and New York University. Also by the Same Author Sexuality in the Arab World (Saqi, 978-0-86356-948-7), Heart of Beirut (Saqi, 978-0-86356-542-7) Cultural Resistance: Global and Local Encounters in the Middle East (Saqi, 978-0-86356-814-5)