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Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Paul O'Connor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139576
eISBN:
9789888180165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139576.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

More than a quarter of a million Muslims live and work in Hong Kong. Among them are descendants of families who have been in the city for generations, recent immigrants from around the world, and ... More


Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores the emergence and expansion of global kosher and halal markets with a particular focus on the UK and Denmark. Kosher is a Hebrew term meaning “fit” or “proper” while halal is an ... More


2 Tensions between Adat (Custom) and Agama (Religion) in the Music of Lombok

David Harnish

in Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter provides a comprehensive look at the coming and growth of Islam, its splinter into traditionalist (here meaning nominal Muslims who embrace adat traditional customs/laws) and orthodox ... More


Consuming Form, Investing in Substance

Daromir Rudnyckyj

in Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how experts often compared Islamic finance to the halal food industry and commented on the fact that while Malaysians were fastidious about observing culinary prohibitions, ... More


Arts and Athletics: Stepping over Boundaries

Faegheh Shirazi

in Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women's Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033549
eISBN:
9780813039589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033549.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The bodies of women in Islamic culture are controlled, mandated, and “shielded” from lustful men. According to fundamentalist Islamic authorities, as religious text interpretations and fundamentalist ... More


Islamic Finance in Theory and Practice

Ibrahim Warde

in Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides background information on Islamic finance, beginning by defining Islamic finance whose operations and objectives are consistent with the Islamic law or the Shariah. It also ... More


Constructing Quality: The Classification of Goods in Markets

Jens Beckert and Christine Musselin (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677573
eISBN:
9780191757037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677573.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

How can we engage in a market relationship when the quality of the goods we want to acquire is unknown, invisible, or uncertain? For market exchange to be possible, purchasers and suppliers of goods ... More


Muslim Diaspora Law

Khan L. Ali and M. Ramadan Hisham

in Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641284
eISBN:
9780748653256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641284.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses some of the general ideas on Muslim diaspora law, which deals with specific and unique issues facing Muslim diasporas, that is, Muslim populations permanently settled in ... More


Halal and the Moral Construction of Quality: How Religious Norms Turn a Mass Product into a Singularity

Frans van Waarden and Robin van Dalen

in Constructing Quality: The Classification of Goods in Markets

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677573
eISBN:
9780191757037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677573.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The value of goods is not only based on utility, aesthetics, or social status, but may also involve moral values. Such is the case with religious food standards, which are intended to guard the ... More


The ambiguity of halal food in Hong Kong

Paul O’Connor

in Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139576
eISBN:
9789888180165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139576.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 7 brings an even sharper focus to the discussion of religious practices by looking at the topic of halal food. This chapter sheds an important light on the ambiguity of food choices in Hong ... More


Introduction: global kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explains what modern kosher and halal production, trade and consumption are. More specifically the chapter introduces religious consumers as well as the relationship between globalised ... More


Kosher and halal in the UK and Denmark

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter serves as an introduction to Judaism/kosher and Islam/halal in the UK and Denmark respectively. The main function of these discussions is to give the reader a broader historical and ... More


Manufacturing and selling meat

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores the manufacture and production of kosher and halal meat (both red meat and poultry) in London and Manchester in the UK and also Denmark with specific reference to ... More


Beyond meat

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Within the last couple of decades, the trend in both kosher and halal production is that these globalising religious markets have moved beyond meat to include enzyme production, for example, as ... More


Halal consumers

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In this chapter we explore how Muslim consumers in the UK and Denmark understand and practice halal consumption in their everyday lives. The specific focus is how consumers make sense of ... More


Conclusion

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In focusing on the consequences of globalising kosher and halal markets this book has demonstrated that similarities and differences between kosher and halal consumption, production and regulation in ... More


Ancient Maya Life on the Fringes of Chetumal Bay: An Introduction

Debra S. Walker

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 introduces the volume. It describes the geography of Chetumal Bay and its settlement history as well as problems in the archaeological chronology and the history of archaeological research ... More


In the same boat: European opposition, Muslim migrants, impact on Jews

Amikam Nachmani

in Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

European laws and policies directed against Muslims and Islamic religious tenets directly affect the Jewish population in many common denominator issues that unite Jews and Muslims in surprising, ... More


All God’s Creatures Are Communities Like You (Qur’an 6:38): Precedents for Eco-halal Meat in Muslim Traditions

Sarah E. Robinson-Bertoni

in That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter builds a careful case for eco-halal meat, using analysis of key traditional sources, the Quran and hadith, other Muslim literature, and contemporary perspectives and practices. The ... More


“Islam Is More than Halal and Haram”: Navigating and Sharia

Justine Howe

in Suburban Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190258870
eISBN:
9780190258894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190258870.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Webb debates about Islamic law and ethics. In 2011, in the midst of a flurry of proposed anti-sharia legislation across the United States, the Webb community held an adult ... More


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