LARA DEEB AN 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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In fact, experts on Lebanon may find the work lacking or theoretically thin, but I thought it was lively and interesting. But want to know WHAT this looks like? enchahted

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Aug 06, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 26, Bill DeGenaro rated it really liked it. 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

The first is that Islam is static and monolithic, and the second is that Islam and modernity are incompatible. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Based on two oara of ethnographic research in the southern suburbs of Beirut, An Enchanted Modern demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not lxra compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand.

Ella Garcia rated it liked it May 15, If one wants to get to know how daily life is in the Hizbollah-dominated areas of Beirut this is the book to read. Return to Book Page.

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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 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. Refresh and try again.

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

Taua rated it really liked it Dec 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Recommended for anyone who wants to understand the Shi’i faith, Islam’s relationship to politics, Lebanese life, or more broadly how religion plays a role in public life. Women take center stage in this process, a result of their visibility both within the community, and in relation to Western ideas that link the status of women to modernity.

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 Literally the best 21st century ethnography I’ve ever read. To ask other readers questions about An Enchanted Modernplease sign up. In this depiction of a Shi’I Muslim community in Beirut, Deeb examines the ways that individual and collective expressions and understandings of piety have been debated, contested, and reformulated.

Apr 03, Kara rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

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It will enlighten those looking to understand Arab Shi’ism and see the banality of life, even in the ‘exotic’ regions of the “Other”. Dunya rated it liked it Oct 17, 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. Open Preview See a Problem? By emphasizing the ways notions of modernity and piety are lived, debated, and shaped by “everyday Islamists,” this book underscores the inseparability of piety and politics in the lives of pious Muslims.

Aug 03, Iman rated it liked it Shelves: Linda Oh rated it liked it Oct 30, Lists with This Book. You can read many contemporary sociologists.

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

Roba Salibi rated it really liked it Nov 15, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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.

Falls a little short theoretically, but well worth the read. Joshua Ford rated it really liked it Feb 28,