Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 July 2012

208 Pages | 18 b&w illustrations

ISBN: 9780748645503

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Ethnographies of Islam

Ritual Performances and Everyday Practices

First Edition

Edited by Baudouin Dupret, Thomas Pierret, Paulo G. Pinto, and Kathryn Spellman-Poots

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Exploring Muslim Contexts

  • Shows the benefit of using ethnography as a method to engage with and relate to specific empirical realities
  • Includes case studies on rituals and symbols in Syria, Tunisia, Damascus, Algeria, Britain, Pakistan, Brazil and Lebanon
  • Covers practices such as veiling, students' religious practices, charitable activities, law, and scholarship in Egypt, Jordan, Turkey and Yemen

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