Chapter 7: Refiguring Islam

A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East presents a comprehensive overview of current trends and future directions in anthropological research and activism in the modern Middle East.

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  • Offers critical perspectives on the theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical goals of anthropology in the Middle East
  • Analyzes the conditions of cultural and social transformation in the Middle Eastern region and its relations with other areas of the world
  • Features contributions by top experts in various Middle East anthropological specialties
  • Features in-depth coverage of issues drawn from religion, the arts, language, politics, political economy, the law, human rights, multiculturalism, and globalization



  • S. Altorki

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A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East