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Everyday Piety: Islam and the Economy in Jordan draws on anthropological perspectives and twenty-one months of participant observation in Amman, Jordan, including the first ethnographic study conducted inside an Islamic bank. It argues that Muslim actors in urban Amman combine their interests in exerting a public and authentic—“real”— Islam with the opportunities and chall ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published January 2nd 2016 by Cornell University Press
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