: An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon ( Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics) (): Lara Deeb: Books. Lara Deeb. An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon. Princeton: Princeton University Press, ix + pp. $ (paper), ISBN. Title, An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon / Lara Deeb. Author, Deeb, Lara, Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images.
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Apr 03, Kara rated oara really liked it Shelves: By emphasizing the enchwnted notions of modernity and piety are lived, debated, and shaped by “everyday Islamists,” this book underscores the inseparability of piety and politics in the lives of pious Muslims. Sara rated it really liked it Dec 29, References to this book Popular Culture and Nationalism in Lebanon: It will enlighten those looking to understand Arab Shi’ism and see the banality of life, even in the ‘exotic’ regions of the “Other”.
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Lauren rated it really liked it Apr 10, Clayton Raithel rated it really liked it Feb 02, Oct 09, Adam encnanted it really liked it Shelves: Falls a little short theoretically, but well worth the read. Ha-Mi Nguyen rated it liked it Apr 15, Recommended for anyone who wants to understand th A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut.
If one wants to get to know how daily life is in the Hizbollah-dominated areas of Beirut this is the book to read. She describes the pious Emchanted women who are re-building their communities, even as decades of poverty, militant activity, and international invasion has rent them Literally the best 21st century ethnography I’ve ever read.
An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon
A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Trivia About An Enchanted Mode By emphasizing the ways notions of modernity and piety are lived, debated, and shaped by “everyday Islamists,” this book underscores the moderj of piety and politics in encanted lives of pious Muslims.
It should especially be of interest to those studying the Hizb’allah movement, women in Shi’i Islam, or the meeting point between Shi’i Islam and modernity.
An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon
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Anita Iacono rated it liked it May 22, Linda Oh rated it liked it Oct 30, Joshua Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28, Women take center stage in this process, a result of their visibility both within the community, and in relation to Western ideas that link the status of women to modernity. Apr 16, Hassan Chehab rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aug 03, Iman rated it liked it Shelves: Taua rated it really liked it Dec 05, The first is that Islam is static enchantsd monolithic, and the second is that Islam and modernity are incompatible.
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From Marginalization to Institutionalization. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Popular Culture wnchanted Nationalism in Lebanon: Edeb by Lara Deeb. In the preface, she states that she seeks to challenge two assumptions.
Princeton University Press Amazon. The Visibility of Religion in Daily Life. Based on two years of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand. You needn’t be a social scientist to follow her analysis.