LARA DEEB ENCHANTED MODERN PDF

: 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 excellent case study on the community of al Dahiya. Linda Oh rated it liked it Oct 30, Princeton University Press Amazon. Recommended for anyone who enchatned to understand th A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut.

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

Vanessa rated it it was amazing Feb 08, From Marginalization to Institutionalization. Ha-Mi Nguyen rated it liked it Apr 15, You needn’t be a social scientist to follow her analysis. Lindsey Taylor rated it it was ok Oct 13, Other editions – View all An Enchanted Modern: In fact, experts on Lebanon may find the work lacking or theoretically thin, but I thought it was lively and interesting.

Although there are a few pitfalls in some of the conclusions she raises and in her methodology, I believe the author, by engaging her theoretical analyses with practical examples from her interviews and experiences with the women of Al-Dahiyya, does an excellent job in defending her thesis.

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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.

Jan 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it. References to this book Popular Culture and Mldern in Lebanon: Account Options Sign in. This book made much less of an impact on me in graduate school–now, I had a much stronger knowledge of Ashura, the Kerbala Paradigm, and Hezbollah parastatal activities in south Beirut, enfhanted upon rereading, this book was not as powerful as I remembered.

Return to Book Page. The book seeks to primarily engage and deconstruct the notion that to be pious is to be anti-modernity, especially within an Islamic context.

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

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. Paperbackpages. I wish there was a little more contextualisation to go with the straight up description but overall it was an enjoyable read.

Alice rated it liked it Mar 01, Gender and Public Piety in Deeeb Lebanon. John Compton rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Jun 05, Hafsa rated it liked it Recommends it for: Lauren rated it really liked it Apr 10, It will enlighten those looking to understand Arab Shi’ism and see the banality of life, even in the ‘exotic’ regions of the “Other”.

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Taua rated it really liked it Dec 05, Jul 31, Mike rated it really liked it. The book is very timely as it was published in the year and adds a different perspective to the academic discourses regarding religion and modernity in public life.

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

A really superb ethnography of the Shi’i suburbs in south Beirut. Books by Lara Deeb. Refresh and try again.

Trivia About An Enchanted Mode Sara rated it really liked it Dec 29, It should especially be of interest to those studying the Hizb’allah movement, women in Shi’i Islam, or the meeting moern between Shi’i Islam and modernity. 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 w 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.