Morocco Exchange participant handbook (provided before traveling)
Morocco Exchange folder (folder with background reading provided on program)

Arab world

David Lamb, The Arabs, Vintage Books, 1987
John R. Hayes (ed), The Genius of Arab Civilization, MIT Press, 1983
Halim Barakat, The Arab World - Society, Culture, State, Univ. of California, 1993
M.K. Nydell, Understanding Arabs, Intercultural Press, Yarmouth, 2002.
John L. Esposito, The Islamic Threat - Myth or Reality?
E.W. Said, Power, Politics, and Culture, Vintage Books, New York, 2002.
T. L. Friedman, From Beirut to Jerusalem, Anchor Books, 1995
Richard Fletcher, Moorish Spain, Phoenix Press, 2001
Huston Smith, The World’s Religions, Section “Islam”, Harper San Francisco, 1998

Morocco / Spain

Marvin Howe, Morocco, Oxford University Press, 2005
Fatima Mernissi, author/feminist/professor, Beyond the Veil, Rabat, 1987
Orin Hargraves, Culture Shock Morocco, Times Editions, 1999.
Maria Rosa Menocal, The Ornament of the World - How Muslims, Jews, and Christians created a culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain, Back Bay Books, 2002
Fletcher, Moorish Spain


John L. Esposito & Dalia Mogahed, Who speaks for Islam? What a billion Muslims really think, Gallup Press, 2007
John L. Esposito, The Islamic Threat - Myth or Reality, Pantheon Books, 1997
Tariq Ramadan, Western Muslims and the future of Islam, Oxford University Press, 2004
Akbar S.Ahmed, Islam Today, I.B. Tauris Publishers, London, 2001
B. Lewis, The crisis of Islam, London, 2000
John L. Esposito, Unholy War. Terror in the name of Islam, Oxford University Press, 2002
M. Hattstein (ed.), Islam - Art and Architecture, Konemann, 2004

Social Entrepreneurship

David Korten, The Great Turning, Kumarian Press, 2003
Wilford Welch, Tactics of Hope, 2008
David Bornstein, How to change the world – Social Entrepreneurs and the power of new ideas, Oxford University Press, 2004

Cross Cultural

Martin J. Gannon, Understanding Global Cultures, Sage Publications, 2001
Stella Ting-Toomey, Communicating across Cultures, Guildford Press, 1999
Craig Storti, The Art of Crossing Cultures, Intercultural Press, 2001
R. Michael Page, Maximizing Study Abroad, University of Minnesota, 2002


"Charlie Wilson´s War",
"Cities of Light - Islamic Spain",
"Crossing Borders",
"The Kite Runner",
"The Listening Project movie",