Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut
|Series title:||Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $75.00|
| Book Description: |
South Beirut has recently become a vibrant leisure destination with a plethora of cafés and restaurants that cater to the young, fashionable, and pious. What effects have these establishments had on the moral norms, spatial practices, and urban experiences of this Lebanese community? From the diverse voices of young Shi'i Muslims searching for places to hang out, to the Hezbollah officials who want this media-savvy generation to be more politically involved, to the religious leaders...