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  • Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies A People

    Brandon Glorioso 10/02/2017 Reel Bad Arabs Response Paper Reel Bad Arabs Response Paper Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People is a short documentary based on the book of the same name by Dr. Jack Shaheen. In just fifty minutes, Shaheen uses the film to show how American culture has been trained to demonize Arabic culture; Hollywood and its political agenda being the main culprit (Shaheen & Jhally, 2006). One point of the film’s focus is to make the audience aware of the many negative tropes against Arabs in television and film. Additionally, it also shows that most of our media does not show a realistic representation of Arabic culture. As a prospective content creator, I believe that Shaheen’s message is an important factor in…

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  • Birth Of Islam Research Paper

    to the circumstance of how Arabs at the time suffering a form of spiritual malaise and sought to find a new outlet for their spiritual beliefs. Scholars such as Armstrong further elaborate the malaise by stating how Arabs at the time knew that Judaism and Christianity, which were practiced in the Byzantine and Persian empires, were more sophisticated than their pagan traditions. However, this view comes…

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  • Why Do Arab People Use Social Media?

    Before the invention of social media, people relied on news channels, newspapers, and radio broadcasts to get their daily news. Each country had its own form of spreading news according to their own bias. However, one could not utilize the old media in such a way to become a participant in their surroundings because their sole purpose was to publicize global events. After the spread of social media, the way people perceive news has become increasingly advanced. A regular citizen nowadays can…

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  • Masquerades Film Analysis

    The movie “Masquerades” gives a different, more comical perspective to the notion of Arab love and marriage. The main character of the movie, Mounir, struggles to find a suitable husband for his sister who suffers from Narcolepsy. Mounir gets himself and his family into a jam when the town begins to think Rym, his sister, has found a fiance in a rich,famous foreign man. The story follows Mounir and his family as they struggle to keep the secret of the fake suitor and the movie ends with Rym…

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  • Arab Culture Vs American Culture Essay

    Diversity that empowers the ability of the community to succeed and prosper is, culture. Variety of cultures around the world allows society to understand that there is different ways to share way of life, lifestyle, background, and heritage. Arab culture within a close friend of mine followed many of the primary components of culture, as any other one, but the difference is the ways to follow them. The Arab and Hispanic culture are similar and different by their approach to the cultural…

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  • Byzantine Empire And Arabization

    The Byzantine world was forever altered by the rapid conquest of territories which the Arab armies began in the seventh century. These conquests were due in large part to the martial ability of the Arabic army. Later, tying administrative power to Arab culture, religious unity, and even Islam’s similarities to Christianity aided in the retention and Arabization of the captured territory. In all but one of these cases, the Arabic states followed models created by the Roman, and later, the…

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  • Social Effects Of Syrian Refugees

    However, Americans have responded to their arrival with violence and hate towards them. In the late 19th century, the Arab world was under the Ottoman Empire. The United States chose to classify this certain group as Arab…

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  • Arabic Family And Culture

    The role of family and culture plays an important part on how people identify themselves and other. Moreover, it depicts the history and milestone that created respect, attitude, hierarchy, and expectations of generations past, present, and future. In today’s society, disposition of others in terms of groups and perspective person have determine the way different age groups are viewed within their own culture. Unlike most cultures, Arabic around the world sees family as the center unit of total…

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  • Anna Håkanson Case Study

    preparation was a good jumping off point but was inadequate. While her comparison of Bahrain and Sweden using Hofstede’s cultural dimensions (Steers, 2013) and her study of the structure of Arab extended families and the role this family structure plays in the decision-making process was a good start, she failed to study up on the changing business landscape in Arab nations. In private business, the traditional paradigms of the extended family structure are eschewed in favor of a meritocracy…

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  • Embrace: A Documentary Analysis

    for another meal. When I asked him about this he said it was because many people eat more than what they need to be sustained and that is gluttony and unhealthy. Granted, my grandfather grew up and served in WWII and lived through the Great Depression and learned how far a dime could be stretched and how hard he had to work to survive. Nevertheless, the message that was being sent to me at such a young age was that people who are bigger are gluttonous and are making the choice to be unhealthy.…

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