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Leisurely Islam

Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi'ite South Beirut

Leisurely Islam( )
Author: Deeb, Lara
Harb, Mona
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

South Beirut has recently become a vibrant leisure destination with a plethora of caf#65533;s 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...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Sports & Recreation / General
Religion / Islam / Shi'a
Social Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 2.361 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds

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