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Islam, Standards, and Technoscience

In Global Halal Zones, 1st Edition

By Johan Fischer


208 pages | 18 B/W Illus.

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This book explores the role of halal production, trade, and standards based on ethnographic material from Malaysia, Singapore, and Europe. It explains how the global markets for halal comprise divergent zones in which Islam, markets, regulatory institutions, and technoscience interact and diverge.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Halal between Islam, Standards, and Technoscience 1. In the Halal Zones of Malaysia and Singapore 2. Global Halal Networks 3. Halal Training 4. In the Halal Lab 5. Halal Activism 6. Manufacturing Companies 7. Shops and Restaurants 8. Conclusion

About the Author

Johan Fischer is Associate Professor in the Department of Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Islamic Studies