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The Halal Frontier: Muslim Consumers in a Globalized Market (Contemporary Anthropology of Religion)

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Halal:Arabic,literally“permissible” or “lawful.”Johan Fischer's illuminating studyproves that in the modern world, halal is no longer an expression of esoteric forms of production, trade, and consumption, but part of a huge and expanding globalized market. Exploring contemporary forms of halal understanding and practice among Malay Muslims in London--that is, halal cons
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Hardcover, 204 pages
Published June 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Halal: Arabic, literally “permissible” or “lawful.” Johan Fischer's illuminating study proves that in the modern world, halal is no longer an expression of esoteric forms of production, trade, and consumption, but part of a huge and expanding globalized market. Exploring contemporary forms of halal understanding and practice among Malay Muslims in London--that is, halal consumption by middle-class Malays on “the frontier”--evokes important and pressing questions on both Islamic thought and how w ...more
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