TITLE

UNFULFILLED EXPECTATIONS THE GENESIS AND DEMISE OF THE AAUG

AUTHOR(S)
Bashshur, Rashid
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Arab Studies Quarterly;Summer/Fall2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3/4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the creation and the decline of the Association of Arab-American University Graduates (AAUG). The bias present in information available to the American public concerning the 1967 Arab-Israeli war is discussed and the creation of the AAUG as a social movement for Arab-American intellectuals is examined. The author also reflects on reasons for the organization's failure, citing factionalism, poor investment decisions, and increased politicization.
ACCESSION #
31169292

 

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