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by Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad. In the Arabian Gulf, the creation of modern public education systems was strongly tied to the discovery of oil and to the subsequent rise in oil revenues,1 which brought tre-mendous wealth to countries with small national populations. Public education systems in the Gulf states expanded to catch up with the economic growth brought about by the new-found oil wealth. Today, several major American and European universities have either opened branch campuses or forged other forms of partnerships and associations with universities in the Gulf.
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Education encompasses the scope of social values, morality, tradition, religion, politics and history. It is the acquired body of knowledge that equips the emerging labor force with the necessary skills to ensure its active participation in economic development
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The American universities in the Middle East, which are strongly committed to the humanities and include civilizational .
The American universities in the Middle East, which are strongly committed to the humanities and include civilizational studies among their core courses, are uniquely positioned to do this. A deepened understanding of the Other-what both unites and divides one people from another-is the path to greater self-awareness and mutual respect. The American University of Sharjah also has graduated prominent leaders, including Sheikha Lubna Al Qassimi, who graduated with the first cohort of Sharjah’s Executive . program and is now minister of economy and planning of the United Arab Emirates.
Universities in the Gulf states must overcome a culture of entitlement .
Universities in the Gulf states must overcome a culture of entitlement among wealthy students if they are to achieve their aspiration of becoming world-class institutions.
Ibrahim Al-Marashi is Associate Professor of Middle East History at California State University, San Marcos. The reasons behind Middle Eastern anti-westernism are complicated; the web of resentments, issues, past slights and mis-interpretations are difficult to clearly explain. In a little over 100 pages, the main points are well laid out, and provide a solid foundation for further study.