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The Halal Frontier free pdf 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 consumption by middle-class Malays on "the frontier" - evokes important and pressing questions onboth Islamic thought and how we live our lives today. The Halal Frontier gives us fresh insight into the religious dimensions of food consumption in an era of globalized mass production.

About Johan Fischer

JOHAN FISCHER is an Associate Professor in International Development Studies in the Department of Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University, Denmark. He has been a visiting research fellow at both the National University of Singapore and Goldsmiths College, University of London and has been a Teaching Fellow at the University of Copenhagen. He has spent years doing fieldwork in Malaysia and the UK and worked with NGOs in Thailand and South Africa. He is the author of Proper Islamic Consumption (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Press) and numerous articles and chapters in edited collections.

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Author : Johan Fischer
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 16 August 2011
ISBN : 0230114180
EAN : 9780230114180
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 202 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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