The American Prospect | October 6, 2011
The book was never seen as a stand-alone effort: It was an organizing tool, an owner’s manual to be used as a teaching and learning guide. And so OBOS looks for global partners who want to adapt the material to their region and culture and hands them the material, free of charge, for them to adapt and use in any way they like. What works in the U.S. doesn’t necessarily work in Turkey, Senegal, Japan, or Ramallah. And so once OBOS hands off the material, partners can change as much or as little as they like, subtracting chapters or writing new ones as they believe is culturally appropriate. How radical is that?! But necessary.
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