The Hidden Dimension Topics for Discussion

Edward T. Hall
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Writing in 1966, Edward Hall made some rather perilous predictions for American cities, as well as some prescriptions for the solution to the problems of overcrowding, crime and filth of large urban areas. To what extent have his predictions come true? Are there any current urban renewal projects that reflect an understanding of the proxemics he posited?

Hall devotes a large section of one chapter to the cultural differences between Americans and Arabs. To what extent do you feel these cultural differences are responsible for the rather violent and comprehensively negative relationships between the Arab world and America today?

Hall states, "Automobiles insulate man not only from the environment but from human contact as well. They permit only the most limited types of interaction, usually competitive, aggressive, and destructive. If people are to be brought together again, given a chance to get acquainted with each...

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