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Proper Islamic Consumption: Shopping Among the Malays in Modern Malaysia

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Exploring consumption practices in urban Malaysia, this book shows how diverse forms of Malay middle-class consumption (of food, clothing, and cars, for example) are understood, practiced, and contested as a particular mode of modern Islamic practice. It illustrates ways in which the issue of "proper Islamic consumption" for consumers, the marketplace, and the state in con ...more
Hardcover, 258 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by University of Hawaii Press
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