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: 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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An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon by Lara Deeb

AlDahiyya Sight Sound Season. Modenr this book is a great look at the daily lives of women active in women’s societies in poorer Shi’i neighborhoods This was the third time at least that I had read this book, plus whatever excerpts had been assigned in the Intro to Islam class.

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. Want to know why the world lar benefit enchabted more piety, especially in conflict-ridden areas? Refresh and try again. If one wants to get to know how daily life is in the Hizbollah-dominated areas of Beirut this is the book to read. Alice rated it liked it Mar 01, Lindsey Taylor rated it it was ok Oct 13, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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But this book is a great look at the daily lives of women active in women’s societies in poorer Shi’i neighborhoods. Anita Iacono rated it liked it May 22, A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut. Linda Oh rated it liked it Oct 30, Living an Enchanted Modern. 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.

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.

An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon

In the preface, she states that she seeks to challenge two assumptions. It will enlighten those looking to understand Arab Shi’ism and see the banality of life, even in the ‘exotic’ regions of the “Other”. Return to Book Page. An excellent case study on the community of al Dahiya. Popular Culture and Nationalism in Lebanon: This eloquent ethnographic portrayal of an Islamic community articulates how an alternative modernity, and specifically an enchanted modernity, may be constructed by Shi’I Muslims who consider themselves simultaneously deeply modern, cosmopolitan, and pious.

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The first is that Islam is static and monolithic, and the second is that Islam and modernity are incompatible. Other editions – View all An Enchanted Modern: You can read many contemporary sociologists. She describes the pious Shi’a women who are re-building their communities, even as decades of poverty, militant activity, and international invasion has rent them apart. You needn’t be a social scientist to follow her analysis.

An enchanted modern: gender and public piety in Shi’i Lebanon

Vanessa rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Roba Salibi rated it really liked it Nov 15, This was the third time at least that I had read this book, plus whatever excerpts had been enchnted in the Intro to Islam class. I wish there was a little more contextualisation to go with the straight up moder but overall it was an enjoyable read.

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