The Resource Leisurely Islam : negotiating geography and morality in Shi'ite South Beirut, Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, (electronic resource)

Leisurely Islam : negotiating geography and morality in Shi'ite South Beirut, Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, (electronic resource)

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Leisurely Islam : negotiating geography and morality in Shi'ite South Beirut
Title
Leisurely Islam
Title remainder
negotiating geography and morality in Shi'ite South Beirut
Statement of responsibility
Lara Deeb and Mona Harb
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Language
eng
Summary
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 worried that Lebanese youth are losing their moral compasses, Leisurely Islam provides a sophisticated and original look at leisure in the Lebanese capital. What makes a café morally appropriate? How do people negotiate morality in relation to different places? And under what circumstances might a pious Muslim go to a café that serves alcohol? Lara Deeb and Mona Harb highlight tensions and complexities exacerbated by the presence of multiple religious authorities, a fraught sectarian political context, class mobility, and a generation that takes religion for granted but wants to have fun. The authors elucidate the political, economic, religious, and social changes that have taken place since 2000, and examine leisure's influence on Lebanese sociopolitical and urban situations. Asserting that morality and geography cannot be fully understood in isolation from one another, Leisurely Islam offers a colorful new understanding of the most powerful community in Lebanon today
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1974-
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Deeb, Lara
Dewey number
306.4/8120956925
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Princeton Studies in Muslim Politics
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  • Harb, Mona
  • Leisure
  • Shiites
  • Recreation areas
  • Leisure
  • Islamic Studies
  • Electronic books
  • Middle Eastern 1 :
Target audience
adult
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Leisurely Islam : negotiating geography and morality in Shi'ite South Beirut, Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400848560
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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13282891
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MWT13282891
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Leisurely Islam : negotiating geography and morality in Shi'ite South Beirut, Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400848560
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13282891
Publisher number
MWT13282891
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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