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Proper Islamic Consumption: Shopping Among the Malays in Modern Malaysia

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The West has seen the rise of the organic movement. In the Muslim world, a similar halal movement is rapidly spreading. Malaysia is at the forefront of this new global phenomenon.

Examining the powerful linkages between class, consumption, market relations, Islam and the state in contemporary Malaysia, this is the first book to explore how Malaysia's emerging Malay middle c
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Hardcover, 258 pages
Published January 31st 2009 by University of Hawaii Press (first published June 1st 2008)
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Kasey Rackowitz
May 20, 2014 Kasey Rackowitz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fischer actually didn't do too bad in his research for his monograph. I've seen a lot of what he's brought up in his monograph in the actions of my Malay friends and in the Malaysian media. I also learned a couple new things like mosques with different political levels and words to better help my own research like halalisation. If you're interested in anthropology, ethnography, sociology, Islam as a subject of research or Malaysia, I recommend this book. The only downside I had really was how re ...more
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