Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ANT2017: Anthropology of Islam
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
Abdullah, Zain. 2010. Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Asad, Talal. 2003. Formations of the Secular. Redwood City, CA: Stanford University Press.
Bayat, Asef. 2013. Post-Islamism: The Many Faces of Political Islam. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Crone, Patricia and Michael Cook. 1977. Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Deeb, Lara. 2006. An Enchanted Modern: Gender and Public Piety in Shi’i Lebanon. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Geertz, Clifford. 1968. Islam Observed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Mahmood, Saba. 2004. The Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Maurer, Bill. 2002. “Repressed Futures: Financial Derivatives’ Theological Unconscious.” Economy and Society 31(1): 15-36.
Qutb, Sayyid. 1949. Social Justice in Islam. New York: American Council of Learned Societies.
Said, Edward. 1980 “Islam Through Western Eyes.” The Nation.
Tobin, Sarah. 2016. Everyday Piety: Islam and Economy in Jordan. Ithica, NY: Cornell University Press.