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Islam, Standards, and Technoscience
In Global Halal Zones

ISBN 9781138954182
Published December 11, 2015 by Routledge
224 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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

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